Renowned Animal Nutrition Expert to Speak at WPC 2012

BRAZIL - The 24th World Poultry Congress will have presentations of renowned experts, such as of the animal nutrition expert Dr Antônio Mário Penz Jr.
calendar icon 11 May 2012
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Dr Penz is graduated in Agriculture and has a PhD in Nutrition by the University of California, Davies, US. In addition of participating in the organizing committee, he will speak about the importance of feedstuff particle size on the performance of broilers and layers.

He will also approach the use of pelleting and the inclusion of whole grains in the diet of those birds, stressing the influence of the physical form of broiler and layer diets not only on performance, but also on economic results.

This will be an unique opportunity for students, researchers, scientists, and professionals of the poultry industry.

"Whenever students and professionals meet in scientific events, they take to their working environments new information, and many of which can be directly applied to their activities. In the case of the WPC 2012, this is even more important, as it is the largest poultry event in the world," says Dr Penz. He asserts that participating in the WPC will be an important asset for the career of the participants.

Dr Mário Penz believes that the poultry market will continue to grow more than those of other meats, such as pork and beef. For this reason, he considers the participation of poultry professionals in the WPC 2012.

The registrations are still opened only at, where the programme for the event can be accessed.

WPC 2012 will be held in Bahia, Brazil, on 5 to 8 August 2012.

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