Do you want to know the latest innovations related to feed? Get better insights in the nutritional value of feeds and feedstuffs? Learn about technical innovations? Trends? Advances? Join this course. Afterwards you will be able to formulate mixed diets more accurate.
Registration deadline: 5 October.
Why follow this course?
You will know the latest principles of feed evaluation as applied to the livestock industries. This enables you to identify the potential nutritional value of feeds and feedstuffs with regard to components from feeds which are used for the synthesis of body components and for the support of metabolic processes in the body. Also you will know how to identify and apply several recent technical innovations in relation to digestibility and dietary nutrient requirements.
For whom is this course?
This course is developed for nutritionists, feed formulators, advisors, managers, teachers, researchers and professionals involved in animal feed manufacture.
Programme and topics
This course includes a variety of presentations spread over 4 consecutive days. Sunday is a welcome day and does not contain official lectures. The programme contains a range of subjects, given by experts from all over the world. Both pig, poultry, ruminant and pet feed wiill be covered. Interaction and discussion also are important aspects of the programme. The following topics will be discussed:
- Feed ingredients, nutritional value and determination
- Nutrient digestibility, bio-availability and fermentation
- Mathematical modelling of nutrient-animal interactions
- New trends in feed evaluation
- Advances in feed evaluation
The course leader are prof. dr. ir. W. H. (Wouter) Hendriks,
Wageningen University & Reserach, The Netherlands, Dr. J. van Milgen, INRA, France, Prof. P. J. Moughan, Massey University, New Zealand and Dr. P.R. Ferket, NC State University, USA.
More information & registration
You can or . Questions? Contact the programme manager Geurt Heimensen.