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Webinar: Phytogenic feed additives for improved poultry gut performance

11/14/17 9:00 am CST

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Understanding the modes of action between phytogenic feed additives enables nutritionists to use synergies to improve intestinal resilience against disorders, such as necrotic enteritis, dysbacteriosis and coccidiosis in poultry production. This webinar will highlight recent scientific research on nutrient digestibility, anti-inflammatory effects and the modes of action of phytogenics in poultry feed.

This webinar will broadcast at 9:00 AM Central.


  • Relate the science of phytogenics to insights into the poultry industry’s motivations for using phytogenics
  • Explore the effectiveness of phytogenic feed additives for improved performance in poultry diets
  • Discuss how phytogenics contribute to gut integrity
  • Review the synergistic effects between phytogenics and other feed additives to improve intestinal resilience against various disorders


This webinar is sponsored by BIOMIN and Pancosma, and is presented by WATT Global Media


Speaker Info:

Michael Noonan, global product manager - phytogenics, BIOMIN Holding GmbH

Michael Noonan joined BIOMIN in a director role as Global Product Manager - Phytogenics in January 2016. Prior to this, Michael held a business development position with AB Vista, part of the AB Agri Group with areas of focus spanning livestock and companion animals. Noonan grew up on a dairy farm in Southwest Ireland. He completed undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Agricultural Science in University College Dublin in 1996. He also holds a corporate MBA from the University of Limerick, Ireland.


Dr. Jan Dirk van der Klis, director of products & innovation, Delacon

Dr. Jan Dirk van der Klis is Delacon’s director of products and innovation and species leader poultry. Van de Klis started his career in poultry nutrition at Spelderholt Institute in the Netherlands, and completed his PhD in animal nutrition at Wageningen Agricultural University. After working for several Dutch research institutes and developing the retainable phosphorus system for poultry, he wrote the first scientific publication on the efficacy of phytase in laying hens.





Dr. Guillermo Zavala is the founder of Avian Health International

Dr. Guillermo Zavala is the founder of Avian Health International.  Dr Zavala holds a DVM and a specialty in poultry production from the University of Mexico; a Master of Science, a Master of Avian Medicine, and a PhD in medical microbiology from the University of Georgia. He has worked in broiler and breeding companies, vaccine companies, one diagnostic laboratory, two academic institutions and as Adjunct Professor at the Department of Population Health, University of Georgia. His field of research is in applied virology (CIAV, IBDV, tumor viruses, ILT, enteric viruses and fowl adenovirus). He has 32 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

This is the third webinar in the 2016 Poultry Grower Webinar Series. 
This is the third webinar in the 2016 Poultry Grower Webinar Series. 
This is the third webinar in the 2016 Poultry Grower Webinar Series.