Article published the October 15, 2020
DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM  The main interests of animal nutritionists are in biology, not econometrics. As a result, the economic interpretation of feeding practices has practically been ignored in animal nutrition texts and in teaching programs. The development and implementation of easy, customized software models should facilitate the teaching of (and increase interest in) the economic ramif ...
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Participation in Forum on October 10, 2020
PLF would move the industry towards a sustainable production taking three main pillars of sustainability (environment, economy, and society including animal welfare) into consideration.
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Dear All,formulating in Bestmix, I also considered the total Ca and dig./av. P for the added phytase; and energy (ME) and AA for the NSP enzymes only. On this way I estimated to be on the safe side, because the nutrient matrix values indicate the amount of nutrient that could be released when the enzyme is added.In the past 10 years it became a trend to request and offer “matrix values&rdquo ...
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Cute chicks eating off the precision feeding system
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waqas ahmad Dear sir, thank you for your reply on our article.Feeding enzymes to ruminants is not a new approach. This approach exists for many decades, but the results so far are very controversial. An efficient approach is to use enzymes to pretreat the forages (hay and silage) before feeding them to the cow. The rationale behind that is that the enzymes degrading fiber need a specific condition ...
Video published on September 22, 2020
Mohammad Afrouziyeh (University of Alberta) discusses Least Cost Feed formulation and Maximum Profit Feed formulation models, as well as the application of mathematical Linear Programming and Non Linear Programming models that are used in animal nutrition.
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Mohammad Afrouziyeh Very interesting approach to formulate for maximum profit.
Participation in Forum on September 17, 2020
I made a video and provided an update on different managerial targets in poultry feeding chronologically. I have discussed the least-cost and maximum profit feed formulation in this video. In addition, I have focused on the most recent (2020) targets which have been defined as managerial targets in the field of poultry nutrition. The video is accessible via the following link: ...
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Introduction The basis of the modern poultry meat industry dates back to the late 1950s and nowadays, poultry meat is one of the most important protein sources in human diet. Global poultry meat production in 2000 was 69 million tons and this has been increased to over 97 million tons in 2010 (Windhorst, 2011): an annual production of approximately 70 billion broilers originating from approximate ...
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Park W. Waldroup Dr. Waldroup, this discussion has been in the industry for decades, and you have actively participated with a lot of data over the years. So, I think that a little bit of history and actual data may help to illustrate, or better, illustrate again what you have done in reference to formulating to the least cost per balance calorie. At the 1995 Maryland Nutrition Conference (yes, 19 ...
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