Wilfred Mwangi
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
Poultry feed and feeding management solutions for farmers and feedmills.
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In some companies, fertility and hatchability start to decrease during the last weeks of production, for example after 50 weeks, at the same time there is a loss of feathers in the back or there is an overweight of the egg. How can we improve fertility and hatchability in the last phase of production of broiler breeders? To improve fertility and hatchability we must evaluate three important points ...
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Essential amino acids appear to be the most efficient nutrient for the stimulation of muscle protein synthesis in older and younger subjects, though the cellular mechanisms responsible are under investigation. In addition to being the precursors for protein synthesis, essential amino acids may directly stimulate the synthetic process. Among the essential amino acids, branched chain amino acids ...
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INTRODUCTION Breeder nutrition is most often evaluated in terms of egg numbers and hatchability, with relatively scant regard to broiler performance. Within an integrated broiler operation, it is of course broiler growth characteristics that have the greatest impact on economics of poultry meat production, yet there is often disconnect between breeder and broiler nutrition. To some extent, this ...
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Sandro Cerrate (Poultry Nutritionist Consultant-Credinser) discussed diet formulation and feed conversion, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
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Joy Campbell (APC) talked about their research on spray-dried plasma and its effects on broiler growth, intestinal permeability and bone mineralization in a heat stress model, during the 8th Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals in St. Louis, USA.
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Good job; the value of feed enzyme as pro-nutrient feed additive is well, perhaps better quantified by growth perfromance and mechanisticaaly so by digestibility. The ability to find and evolve the next generation of feed enzymes will be driven by understanding of target substrates and the implications to the animal nutrition. However, the gut is populated with diverse assemblage of microbiota (bi ...
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Pet Food ProductionCommercial extrusion processing of food products has been practiced for over 60 years. The screw extruder was first used as a continuous cooking device in the late 1930’s. The first commercial application of this extrusion cooking process was in the mid 1940’s. The end product was direct-expanded corn meal snacks. Today, the extrusion cooker has become the primary continuous coo ...
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Thanks for your comments on my topic. As we all know that dry period feeding plays very important role in cows productive life and should be properly managed. In early dry period we prefer high cellulose and low energy feeds and forage rather than high energy and protein concentrates to prevent high body condition score and overweight. Ideal BCS should be 3.5 in calving.But we must also prepare ...
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Good job Dr. Bregendahl, we need to see more data on amino acids nutrition in modern prolific laying hen in different production environments (housing in particular).
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Evonik has rolled out a high-precision NIR analytical service, which enables the content of raw, unground feed materials to be assessed as soon as they arrive at the mill. The amino acid and macro-nutrient content of samples can now be analyzed quickly, straight from the delivery truck, cutting out the time-consuming grinding step. The results can then be compared to NIR calibrations of more th ...
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