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Poultry Science Association (PSA)

Date: 14 July 2014

Poultry Science Association (PSA)

Date:  July 14 - 17, 2014

Location:  Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

On Tuesday July 15th from 8:00am - 12:00pm, DuPont is pleased to host the symposium entitled:

"The Role of the Poultry Industry in Feeding the World in 2050"  

This symposium is open to all attendees and will take place in the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel. The agenda is as follows:

8:00 – 8:10  Introduction  J. Remus (chair), Danisco Animal Nutrition

8:10 – 8.50  Mega trends affecting the industry in the future  L.D. Hartog, Nutreco, The Netherlands

8:50 – 9:30  What role can science and technology play?  C. Poulsen, DuPont Industrial Biosciences

9:30 – 10:10  Unlocking the genetic potential of poultry  J. Halley, Aviagen, AR, USA

10:10 – 10:40  Break

10:40 – 11:20  From seed to feed - capturing grain's potential  J. Weigel, NC, USA

11:20 – 12.00  Closing the gap between commercial performance and healthy potential  C. Daugherty, Cobb-Vantress Inc., AR, USA

DuPont abstract presentations: 

Monday 14 July
# 42, 9:30 am Riviera 2, Holiday Inn - Use of 6-phytase derived from Buttiauxella spp. to enhance nutritional value of broiler breeder diets
# 55, 10:30 am Riviera 3, Holiday Inn - A feed additive containing mixed enzymes and direct-fed microbial combination in comparison with antimicrobial growth promoters in broiler chickens

Tuesday 15 July
# 181, 1:00 pm Nueces B, Omni - A value-based approach to the determination of optimal phytase dose to be utilized in the diets of laying hens
# 183, 1:30 pm Nueces B, Omni - Method of determination (tibia ash vs. digestibility) to estimate phytase efficacy
# 185, 2:00 pm Nueces B, Omni - The effect of a 6-phytase derived from Buttiauxella species on performance and bone ash in ducks

Wednesday 16 July
# 231, 2:00 pm Nueces B, Omni - Effect of a feed additive containing mixed enzymes and direct fed microbial combination on performance of turkeys

Thursday 17 July
#245, 8:30 am Corpus Christi C, Omni - Dietary d-xylose levels differentially affect the expression of hepatic genes involved in lipid and glucose metabolism in broilers
# 248, 9:15 am Corpus Christi C, Omni – Age and adaptation effects to Ca and P deficiencies: Effect on P digestibility

DuPont poster presentations
# 362P - Impact of fiber-degrading feed enzymes on gut microbiome profile in broiler chickens fed corn/corn DDGS or viscous grains (wheat, barley and rye) based diets
# 365P - Effect of fiber-degrading feed enzymes on growth performance and nutrient utilization in broiler chickens fed corn/corn DDGS or viscous grains (wheat, barley, and rye) based diets
# 372P - Effect of phytase derived from Buttiauxella spp. on performance and tibia ash in turkeys
# 450P - P Evaluation of d-xylose as an energy source for broiler chickens

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