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News published on October 14, 2022
The second edition of the Adisseo Research Grant awarded three winners. The jury was impressed by the quality and relevance of all three winning projects, that can split a whopping 1 million Euro for the coming 3 years. The award ceremony took place last month at the World’s Poultry Congress in Paris, France. Apart from a positive impact on sustainability, the proposed research projects for ...
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Article published the July 28, 2022
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Article published the November 2, 2021
1. IntroductionContamination of cereal grains and their byproducts by mycotoxins is a worldwide problem negatively affecting poultry production [1]. Two Fusarium mycotoxins which are among the most toxic and frequent feed contaminants are the trichothecene deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisins (FUM). DON is produced as a secondary metabolite by Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium culmorum, whereas FUM ...
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News published on February 11, 2021
The Ghent University Postgraduate course in Poultry Health Sciences will offer an unique opportunity to study in-depth the different aspects of poultry health sciences, bridging the gap between theoretical and applied knowledge, aiming to equip current and future professionals with knowledge, skills and understanding to address global and local challenges in future poultry production.   B ...
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Article published the October 17, 2017
IntroductionMycotoxins are naturally occurring secondary fungal metabolites produced both pre- and post-harvest in crops and other feed and food commodities. Fusarium, Aspergillus, and Penicillium are the most abundant mycotoxin producing mould genera contaminating feed and feed raw materials [1]. Fumonisins (FBs) are produced by Fusarium verticillioides, F. proliferatum, and other Fusarium specie ...
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This member gave a presentation on May 11, 2017
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21st European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition - ESPN 2017
Participation in Forum on April 13, 2017
This is indeed correct @Eileen Han. Could the editors of engormix correct this mistakes. I also notice more mistakes such as "2062.6% to 4763.0%" is 20.6 +/- 2.6% tp 47.6 +/- 3.0%, P,0.001 instead of P<0.001. Probably this are just "copy - paste" errors, however, this are important differences. The original scientific paper can be found on: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371 ...
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News published on April 7, 2017
Gunther Antonissen will be one of the speakers at the 21st European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition.   The event will be held at the Convention Centre at Port Aventura, Salou-Vila-seca, Tarragona, Spain, and will take place between 8–11 May 2017.   Antonissen is a veterinarian graduated from Ghent University and has worked there since 2015 as a post-doctoral researcher inve ...
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Article published the April 6, 2017
 IntroductionWorldwide, necrotic enteritis (NE) leads to important production losses, increased feed consumption and mortality rates, and a reduced welfare of broiler chickens [1–4]. The causative agent of NE is Clostridium perfringens, a Gram-positive spore forming bacterium which occurs ubiquitously in the environment, in feed and in the gastrointestinal tract of animals and humans [5 ...
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Article published the October 21, 2016
1. IntroductionMycotoxins are toxic fungal metabolites that can contaminate a wide array of food and feed [1]. Mycotoxin-producing fungi can be classified into either field or storage fungi. Field fungi, such as the Fusarium species, produce mycotoxins on the crops in the field, whereas storage fungi, such as the Aspergillus and Penicillium species, produce mycotoxins on the crops after harvesting ...
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