News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Galen J. Rokey

Galen Rokey is the process manager for the pet food applications group within Wenger Manufacturing, Inc., a supplier of extrusion and dryer process hardware and technology for the food and feed industries.



Optimization of feed processing energy sources

Discussion of thermal and mechanical energy sources as they relate to extrusion and feed production
Aquatic feeds, pet foods and livestock feeds are often extrusion-cooked to pasteurize and shape the formulated recipe into a unique form for optimal feeding. Every application of extrusion cooking requires a certain level of energy inputs to achieve the desired technical qualities in the final product.
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