Article published the August 26, 2021
Introduction Advances in genetics has certainly produced commercial strains of poultry and pig with greater performance (e.g. growth, reproduction) with minimal feed input. For example, over the last 5 decades, the body weight of broilers at 42 days has increased by 25-50 g per year and the feed conversion ratio to 2 kg body weight has improved 2-3 points annually (Havenstein et al ...
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Article published the August 25, 2020
INTRODUCTION Consumer demand for eggs in North America has been steadily increasing, with retail growth of 6% in 2018 in Canada, up from the 4.1% growth seen in 2017 (Egg Farmers of Canada, 2017, 2018). In the United States, 2018 per capita egg consumption increased by 2.1% over 2017 (USDA, 2019). It is therefore critical to establish suitable nutritional and management strategies that accommodat ...
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Participation in Forum on August 13, 2019
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).
Article published the March 18, 2019
INTRODUCTION Feed cost accounts for more than 65% of variable cost of producing poultry products, and energy and amino acids account for more than 90% of this cost (Kiarie et al., 2013). In the recent past, the global feed industry has seen soaring and volatile prices of traditional feedstuffs commonly used in livestock and poultry diets due to competition with the food and ethanol industries (Wo ...
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