PoultryCast Update for July 15, 2011, What Are Efficient Nutrition Formulations?

Recent conversations in all segments of animal agriculture have been drawn to feed cost concerns and availability issues.  The market whipsaw following this month's USDA crop reports have done little to allay those concerns.  

Maximizing the total nutritive value of feed inputs is critical to getting through this soft patch.  Nutritionist Dr. Rob Shirley of Ajinomoto Heartland shares why cutting costs by cutting back on important amino acids in your feed formulation is a poor management decision.

Information To Help Your Operations

  • Audio: Correct Animo Acids Levels Critical To Efficient Nutrition Formulations - Dr. Rob Shirley, Ajinomoto Heartland, presents on Nutrient Density: the Pros and Cons of Limiting Amino Acid Levels in Practical Broiler Production. He provides perspective on the use of amino acids and their impact on productivity.
  • Audio: What Is The Poultry Industry Outlook? - Dr. Paul Aho shares his industry outlook following his presentation at the annual Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Video: How Does Animal Disease Surveillance Work? Dr. Barbara Brito, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, University of California, Davis, provides an information update on the Disease Bioportal. This realtime disease surveillance suite can help researchers understand and track the issues around human and animal disease outbreaks.
  • How Can Policy Makers Learn More About Animal Science? - The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS), and the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) launched a new print publication at the Joint Association Meeting (JAM) in New Orleans. Animal Frontiers aims to help bring animal science information to a broad audience with concise and focused series four times a year.
  • Latinos... "Acres of Diamonds" for Agriculture? - The old story “Acres of Diamonds” told by Russell Conwell in the early 20th century, may ring true today when one considers the growth of the Latino population and our present and future needs for talent in Agriculture.

Stay in touch! We’ll be talking soon.
Ned Arthur
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