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Developments in feed technology to improve poultry nutrition

Code: 9781838792145
Charles Stark, Kansas State University, USA; and Adam Fahrenholz, North Carolina State University, USA

Chapter synopsis: Systematic evaluation of each stage of the feed manufacturing has the potential to identify opportunities for improvement in manufacturing efficiency and reduced nutrient variation in finished feed, ultimately resulting in lower cost sustainable poultry production. This chapter examines the role of automation technology in composing and delivering feed, and addresses the issues of batching, mixing and pelleting feed as well as means of assessing feed quality. The chapter suggests some future developments in the use of technology in poultry nutrition and directs the reader to further reading in this area.

DOI: £25.00
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Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Purchasing and formulating feed ingredients 3 Automation technology 4 Feed ingredient receiving 5 Particle size reduction in feed 6 Feed batching 7 Feed mixing 8 Feed pelleting 9 Post-pellet liquid application 10 Feed delivery 11 Finished feed quality 12 Conclusion and future trends 13 Where to look for further information 14 References

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