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Poultry Nutrition

The latest poultry nutrition and feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines to help producers provide a balance of nutrients to meet the health needs of broilers, layers, turkeys, ducks, geese and other domestic birds.

ARTICLES

Rodehutscord receives Poultry Nutrition Research Award

Markus Rodehutscord, Ph.D., a professor of animal nutrition at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, was presented with the Poultry Nutrition Research Award at the Poultry Science Association's (PSA) Annual Meeting July 20 in Orlando, Florida.
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Broiler post-hatch super pre-starter boosts performance

Broiler producers are usually encouraged to test the feed and evaluate the results on their own, which is good advice and should follow an informed decision.
Feeding a post-hatch special diet remains a controversial topic. Not only because the feed is expensive, by the nature of the special ingredients used in formulating it, but also because there are few quantitative studies.
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Additives

Magnesium oxide for poultry performance, bone strength

Recent research explores the value of mineral supplementation in today’s high-performing strains of broilers, layers
High-performing poultry have heightened mineral and nutritional requirements. Recent studies have shown improvements across various performance indices in egg and meat strains fed diets with and without phytase by adding 2 pounds of a bioavailable (reactive) magnesium source per ton of feed. The key to higher MgO bioavailability is its reactivity.
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Mountaire to buy Maryland, Virginia grain facilities

The facilities are being purchased from Lansing Trade Group
Mountaire Farms has entered an agreement to purchase the grain elevators and operating assets of Lansing Trade Group LLC in Pocomoke, Maryland; and Eastville and Painter, Virginia.
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Soybean with high methionine levels developed

Improved soybean variety could lower poultry, aquafeed production costs
Plant Sensory Systems L.L.C. and Schillinger Genetics Inc. have entered into a collaboration to move toward commercialization a new high methionine soybean variety for animal feed.
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WATT 100-year series: Nutrition

Precision poultry nutrition shapes industry’s future

Improved genetics will offer broiler producers growth opportunities, but technological developments will guide a holistic management approach
Precision poultry nutrition programs will increasingly improve producer profitability, farm management and feed formulations into the future.
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EVENTS

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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