Ingredient assessment is the cornerstone for accurate formulation. How do we better understand variation in old and new ingredients in a rapid, accurate, and precise manner? These 5 intriguing talks may provide some practical ideas to think about.
5 talks from the 2020 PSA symposium, covering different perspectives on how to best conduct field and research trials.
The application of in ovo injection to deliver nutrients in the hatchery has been an interest in recent years.
The question remains as to how low can we go without compromising the animal’s performance? And, at the low-protein levels, are there any strategies to help maintain that performance needed?
Would an exogenous bile acids supplement help with enhancing nutrient utilization and therefore improve performance in broilers
A valuable set of talks presented at PSA focusing on the topic of gut functionality and how can we feed the bird's gut ecosystem.
So many different strains of Eimeria and Clostridium Perfringens...will there be any differences for the birds and, what works best to induce Necrotic Enteritis?
Currently, the EU legislation limit for VD (regardless of form) is 5,000 IU/kg --- Is it enough? Would a higher VD be beneficial for today's birds with the increasing skeletal concerns?
Selected notes from the Informal Nutrition Symposium from talks from Dr. Carl Parsons, Dr. Martin Zuidhof, Dr. Mike Bedford, and Dr. Aaron Cowieson.
"...the effects of feeding Ca- or P-deficient diets for more than 48 h on AID of P and Ca could be confounded by homeostatic changes or adaptations in the digestive and absorptive ability of birds"