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Poultry Protein & Fat Council Offers Free CD

The Poultry Protein & Fat Council has combined its recently completed literature review and a feather meal videotape into a new CD-ROM that is available to members, nutritionists, and potential PPFC c...
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Influence of improved genetics on the nutrient and environmental requirements of broilers

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. ABSTRACT Consumer demand for lean poultry products necessitates ...
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Alternatives to antibiotics

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The growth promoter is dead. Long live the “nutraceutical”! ...
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Improving the feeding value of grain by-products in swine feeds by enzyme addition

Summary Enzymes which target the fibre components in feeds are now routinely added to broiler, layer and swine diets containing wheat or barley. However, the acceptance of enzymes for diets based on maize ...
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Assessing Efficiency In Broiler Production

Introduction Since the start of the modern broiler industry, feed efficiency has been one of the major criteria used in defining the performance of broiler chickens. In North America, feed efficiency is describ...
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Steve Leeson
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Processing Factors influencing pellet quality

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. Developing a full understanding of pellet quali...
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A new look at trace mineral nutrition of poultry: can we reduce the environmental burden of poultry manure?

INTRODUCTION Trace mineral needs of poultry have received little attention over the last 40 years compared to other aspects of nutrition, such as energy and amino acids. A cursory review of information publishe...
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Comparative metabolic and immune responses of chickens fed diets containing inorganic selenium and Sel-PlexTM organic selenium

INTRODUCTION Selenium is well known to be an essential trace element with many vital functions in humans and animals. In nature, it can be found in the elemental form as well as incorporated into both inorga...
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Effect of Age, Sex and Live Weight on the Binding Capacity of Broiler Chicks

To measure the water binding capacity in broiler chicks of both sexes to higher live weights 200 broilers of hybrid combination Ross 208(120 males and 80 females were fattened separately on deep litter with a s...
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Drmostafa Elsabbagh
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Fat metabolism: can improve poultry performance

Summary Fat in the poultry body is coming either through feed or through de novo lipogenesis from unused carbohydrates. Gross energy value of fats and oils is 2.25 times more than starch; Therefore, fat metabo...
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Dr Pooja Bhardwaj
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