Article published the October 20, 2021
1. INTRODUCTION Consumer demands and the pressure of supermarket chains are changing rapidly the way eggs are produced. Enriched cages are not considered a sound alternative to improve animal welfare standards in the developed countries. Consequently, the industry is moving hens from battery cages towards alternative systems, such as deep litter and aviary barns, with or without access to an ...
Article published the September 22, 2021
INTRODUCTIONFeed management practices, aiming to improve animal welfare without increasing production cost, are becoming more important for the poultry industry (Mateos et al., 2012). In broilers, ad libitum feeding of pellet feeds is associated with a reduction in starch digestibility (Svihus and Hetland, 2001; Abdollahi et al., 2011; Serrano et al., 2013) and an increase in the incidence of meta ...
News published on September 10, 2021
This virtual seminar will take place via Zoom meetings in four days (20, 27, 29, and 30th of September, 2021), from 16:00 to 18:30 (Spain time). All the conferences will be given in English and there will be simultaneous translation to Spanish. The seminar will be free of charge and the participants are sponsored by USSEC (Project # U21CXWW004-01).
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Article published the May 12, 2020
News published on May 4, 2018
The Feed Ingredient Course, organized by the University of Illinois and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, will take place in Madrid, Spain, from June 25th to 29th, 2018.
The program directors are Professor Hans H. Stein (University of Illinois, U.S.) and Professor Gonzalo Gonzalez Mateos (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain) and the co-sponsors of this course are US Soybean ...
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