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Danny Hooge

Dr. Danny Hooge, Ph.D., PAS, of Hooge Consulting Service, Inc., earned a bachelor’s degree in poultry science from the University of Tennessee, a master's in Animal Science from Brigham Young University and was awarded his doctorate in nutrition by Texas A&M in 1978. He has served as an extension poultry scientist advising producers and has worked with major feed manufacturers and integrators in his career extending over 30 years. He resides in Eagle Mountain, Utah, where he assists clients nationwide as a consultant on aspects of nutrition and management of poultry. His interests include technical and economic evaluation of ingredients and additives for poultry diets. He can be contacted at danhooge@fiber.net

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Los DDGS pueden ahorrar en el costo de alimentos para ponedoras

Un estudio muestra un impacto positivo en el resultado sin impacto negativo en el desempeño.
De acuerdo con la Asociación de Combustibles Renovables, la producción de granos de destilería con solubles (DDGS) de EUA llegó a los 14.6 millones de toneladas en 2007. Este ingrediente típicamente se incluye en dietas de gallinas ponedoras entre el 5% y el 15%.
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Mannanoligosaccharide dietary supplement for laying hens

Feed conversion efficiency and hen day egg production were significantly improved by supplementation with MOS
In view of the interest in non-antibiotic dietary supplements to enhance production and immune function, a meta-analysis was carried out on available reports on the benefits on mannanoligosaccharide (MOS) for laying hens.  Feed conversion efficiency and hen day egg production were significantly improved by supplementation with MOS.
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