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Webinar - Feed Additive Combinations

Date: 16 January 2014

Feed additive combinations: the key to fully unlocking healthy poultry potential?

Date:  January 16, 2014

In this WATTAgNet webinar sponsored by DuPont, you will learn the key to unlocking benefits beyond performance growth and the role combined feed additives play in supporting poultry gut health.

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Kirk Klasing 
Professor of Avian Biology, University of California

Dr. Ajay Awati 
Senior Scientist, Danisco Animal Nutrition

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

  • The trade-off between absorptive and protective functions of a bird's gut, and the role that nutrition has to play in supporting both these functions.
  • The direct and indirect impact of infectious disease on nutritional status
  • How feed additives such as enzymes and probiotics, in single applications and in combination, can radically improve healthy performance in both challenged and unchallenged circumstances.

 

Feed additive combinations: the key to fully unlocking healthy poultry potential?

In this webinar, Dr Kirk Klasing and Danisco Animal Nutrition's Dr Ajay Awati discuss the topic "Feed additive combinations - the key to fully unlocking healthy poultry potential?"
In this webinar, Dr Kirk Klasing and Danisco Animal Nutrition's Dr Ajay Awati discuss the topic "Feed additive combinations - the key to fully unlocking healthy poultry potential?"

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Dr. Kirk Klasing 
Professor of Avian Biology
University of California

Dr. Kirk Klasing is an extensively published expert on poultry nutrition and immunology, with more than 175 peer reviewed publications, 10 books and eight awards to his name for his work in poultry nutrition. Specialist topics focus on the interaction between poultry nutrition and immunity, including the effect of diet on immune-competence, the nutritional cost of immunity and the impact of immune responses on growth-related physiology.

He is currently Professor of Avian Biology in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, where he has worked for over 25 years. Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Animal Science at University of Illinois. He holds a BS in Agricultural Science and an MS in Animal Science from Purdue University and  a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University. 


Dr. Ajay Awati 
Senior Scientist
Danisco Animal Nutrition

Dr. Ajay Awati is a qualified vet  and a doctor of Animal Sciences with over eight years  healthy nutrition experience and an extensive back catalogue of peer reviewed publications, book chapters, trade press articles and conference speaker places.

His Masters degree -taken at Wageningen University and Research centre in the Netherlands where he also did his PhD - was focused on nutrition and immunology in poultry. He joined  Danisco Animal Nutrition as Senior Scientist and Development team lead in 2012, having previously worked at Nutreco and the Riddet Institute, New Zealand. 

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