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Participation in Forum on April 8, 2020
Syed Farjad Zaidi The optimum particle size for about 5-8% of the total diet should be about 1200 microns. Include only 3% course ground corn in starter feed to allow birds condition their gut, and then increase this to about 5% in the grower diet, and up to 8% in the finisher diet. This will help the bird condition their gizzard, which is the pace-setter for gut motility and intestinal function ...
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This member gave a presentation on January 27, 2020
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2020
This member gave a presentation on September 17, 2019
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XXI World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress (WVPAC 2019)
This member gave a presentation on September 17, 2019
At the following event:
XXI World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress (WVPAC 2019)
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In addition, the antibiotics used for this purpose are not absorbed and work in the intestinal tract resulting in healthier chickens, thus accounting for the improved performance. They are NOT absorbed into the chicken's body and thus not passed on to the consumer. I may not be totally correct (but I think I am) the growth-promoting antibiotics used in the US poultry industry are not used in human ...
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I'm not sure why the term "overfeeding of antibiotics" is used. The antibiotics have been used for their stated -and FDA approved- purpose of improving growth rates and feed conversion. It's not like the industry has been sneakily using them for nefarious purposes just to improve profits.
News published on August 1, 2019
ARLINGTON, Va. – Aug. 1, 2019 – The American Feed Industry Association honored Peter Ferket, Ph.D., with the AFIA-Poultry Science Association (PSA) Poultry Nutrition Award at the PSA Annual Meeting last week in Montreal, Quebec. “Dr. Ferket’s efforts on poultry growth and health have made a tremendous impact on the feed industry, and it really shows his dedication t ...
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Article published the July 10, 2019
1. Introduction Efforts to improve nutrient digestibility by the pigs can have effects on profitability of the pork industry (National Pork Board, 2012). Studies indicate that non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) in corn and soybean meal negatively affect nutrient digestibility (Moeser et al., 2002; van Kempen et al., 2006). Whole corn grain contains 27e32 g of xylose/kg (Knudsen, 1997) as arabinoxyl ...
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Video published on March 13, 2019
Peter Ferket (NC State University) explained the benefits of this specific encapsulating technique of vitamin and mineral premixes, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
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Video published on March 13, 2019
Peter Ferket (NC State University) talked about this research on diet changes under heat stress conditions, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
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Location:Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Profile: Academic / scientific
Occupation: Extension Specialist and Nutritionist (Poultry)
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