Novus Researchers to Present Six Abstracts at PSA Conference

US – Novus is presenting evidence and scientific findings with a series of technical oral and poster presentations it has prepared for the annual Poultry Science Association (PSA) next week.
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The annual Poultry Science Association (PSA), on 22 to 25 July in San Diego, California, provides the perfect setting to discuss the multiple and often contradictory challenges to profitability that producers today must overcome through scientific advancement. Novus is presenting evidence and scientific findings with a series of technical oral and poster presentations it has prepared for the event.

“From our unique position, we understand the perspective of many stakeholders and can facilitate the connections needed to solve problems and meet customer demands,” notes Marc Decoux, Executive Manager, Global Poultry Marketing at Novus. “It all comes down to working together, beginning with the end product in mind and finding the optimum places to invest in the production chain to gain the greatest return on investment. All it takes is a little conversation with solutions minded experts.”

Novus’s oral presentation schedule kicks-off on Wednesday 24 July at 10:45 a.m. with Dr. Frances Yan, Manager for Poultry Nutrition at Novus leading a discussion entitled, Comparison of DL-selenomethionine with other sources of selenium on performance, glutathione peroxidase activity and tissue selenium concentration in young broilers.

Additional abstract presentations are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, July 24th, 3:15 p.m.
Dr Frances Yan
Evaluation of an essential oil blend in young broilers fed rye wheat based diet.

Thursday, July 25th, 2:00 p.m.
Dr Frances Yan
Effect of dried distillers grain with solubles (DDGS) and rye on growth performance and gut health of broilers as affected by enzyme supplementation.

Thursday, July 25th, 2:30 p.m.
Dr M.K. Manangi
Energy sparing effect of non-starch polysaccharide degrading enzymes blend in laying hens fed either corn-SBM or wheat-SBM based diets.

Novus also will be presenting two technical posters, Impact of feeding broiler chicks the diets containing varied levels of chelated minerals compared to industry levels of inorganic trace minerals on broiler performance, immune response, and litter minerals concentration and feeding broiler breeder hens with diets containing reduced levels of Zn, Cu, and Mn as chelates compared to industry levels as sulfates/oxides improve hatching rate and progeny quality.

The two posters, developed by Dr. M.K. Manangi, Manager for Poultry Nutrition at Novus will be available for viewing from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday 23 July.

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