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Poultry Nutrition

Feeding guidelines and nutritional research for raising healthy and profitable chickens, ducks, geese and other domestic birds.

ARTICLES

5 advanced feed formulation secrets about minerals

It takes years of trial and error to be able to fully comprehend why some feed formulas are possible and others will not work.
Feed formulation remains 10 percent science and 90 percent experience, not because there is no sufficient scientific background to support this exercise of balance, but rather because it remains a job learned after college.
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Mineral relative bioavailability misconceptions explained

Availability, in absolute terms, refers to the amount of a nutrient that is available to the animal for metabolism and incorporation into tissues.
While visiting EuroTier 2016 last November, I had several discussions that involved minerals in animal feeds: the likes of copper, zinc, manganese, phosphorus and calcium. Regardless of the purpose of the discussion or the mineral in question, I often encountered a misconception.
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Study shows wheat quality’s impact on broiler performance

U.K. research shows moisture content at harvest and presence of fungus can affect performance of broilers consuming the grain
Newly published research from the United Kingdom reveals that the moisture content of wheat at harvest and the presence of a fungus can have significant impacts on the performance of growing broilers.
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Pilgrim’s gets financial boost for feed mill project

Company intends to renovate feed mill in Randolph County, North Carolina
Pilgrim’s has been approved for financial assistance from the Randolph County Commission in North Carolina as the nation’s second largest poultry company plans to renovate an old feed mill there.
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Top 10 animal feed news stories of 2016

Animal nutrition, top companies information, mergers and acquisitions among the most read
See what the 10 most read animal feed-related news items on WATTAgNet.com were during 2016.
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EVENTS

Industry Event

International Production and Processing Expo 2017

1/31/17 to 2/2/17
Atlanta, GA
United States
International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo and InternationalMeat Expo integrated their trade shows in 2013, under the InternationalProduction & Processing Expo. 
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Industry Event

XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association

9/3/17 to 9/8/17
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association
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