The Swine it Podcast Show Canada - #20 - The roles of Phosphorus and Calcium in Sow Nutrition the swine it canada podcast Aug 03, 2023

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Phosphorus and calcium are vital minerals for swine nutrition and health. As such, research efforts have been intensified to refine their role, aiming for sustainable practices. With that in mind, I interview Dr. Marie-Pierre Létourneau Montminy, an expert in calcium and...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #6 - Exploring food safety: embracing microbiological perspectives the feed science podcast Aug 02, 2023

In this episode, we take a fascinating journey into the world of food safety and delve into the intricacies of food safety, pathogens, and interventions with Dr. Keith Warriner, a Professor of Food Microbiology at the University of Guelph. Join us as we uncover the complexities of ensuring safe...

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Poultry Nutrition Blackbelt - #7 - Hammermill Screen Selection and the Particle Size of Soybean Meal the poultry nutrition blackbelt Aug 02, 2023

Reducing the particle size of feed ingredients requires significant energy expenditure. When it comes to research on the subject, corn and wheat have been considered in most studies, but there is limited investigation on soybean meal. With that in mind, in this episode, Dr. John Boney discusses...

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The Beef Podcast Show - #36 - Where AI and animal welfare meet in the beef industry Aug 02, 2023

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The beef industry has witnessed remarkable growth in animal welfare awareness, leading to significant improvements in its practices. Properly caring for animals translates into better health, heightened disease resistance, and consistent growth rates. Besides, producing meat...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #48 - Parasite Management in Pasture Poultry the poultry podcast show Aug 01, 2023

Pasture poultry, a system where birds are raised in open fields, is an emergent and sustainable farming method. It allows the birds to roam freely, forage for insects and plants, and enjoy a more natural lifestyle. However, like any farming practice, pasture poultry has its challenges, one...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #47 - Small details, big problems: the impacts of flies on dairy production the dairy podcast show Aug 01, 2023

While they may seem insignificant to the dairy industry at a first glance, flies do pose considerable challenges to dairy cattle that are already facing thermal and ambient stress, as they intensify stress levels and severely affect productivity. Our guest, Dr. Alex Sanchez from the University of...

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The Swine it Podcast Show Canada - #19 - The Pig Paradigm Project: Gut Health and Antibiotics the swine it canada podcast Jul 28, 2023

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Introducing the Pig Paradigm Project! Have you ever heard of it? It's a groundbreaking initiative funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation in Denmark with a whopping €20 million investment. To shed light on this project and discuss gut health, I talk with Dr. Élisabeth...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #5 - From Feed to Food: crossing a divide between industries the feed science podcast Jul 26, 2023

There are very few professionals in the world of feed science who have crossed the divide between the feed and food industries. In this episode, I talk with Grace Hagenmaier, about her transition from working with animal feed to working with human food. Drawing from her experience, she discusses...

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The Pet Food Science Podcast Show - #7: Nutrition and Behavior - The Future of Digestibility in Pet Nutrition the pet food science podcast Jul 26, 2023

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However crucial it may be to understand the digestibility of pet food when formulating a diet, the various available techniques for measuring it can make determining the best approach a challenge. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Guido Bosch, an Assistant Professor at...

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Poultry Nutrition Blackbelt - #6 - The Impact of Hygienic Pelleting on Poultry Feed the poultry nutrition blackbelt Jul 26, 2023

To reduce the presence of pathogenic bacteria, poultry feed can be pelleted at high temperatures and extended times. However, as conditioning temperature and time increase, amino acid conformation may change, thus reducing its digestibility and consequently affecting bird performance. In this...

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The Beef Podcast Show - #35 - Growing demands and concerns: sustainability and performance in beef the beef podcast show Jul 26, 2023

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While beef production is crucial to meet the ever-increasing global demand for protein-rich food, the rapid expansion of livestock farming has raised concerns regarding its environmental impact and long-term sustainability. In this episode, I team up with the esteemed Dr....

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #47 - The Evolving Landscape of Research on Poultry Pathogens the poultry podcast show Jul 25, 2023

Foodborne illnesses remain a significant public health concern. Therefore, foodborne pathogens from poultry and other food animals must be detected and characterized in order to understand transmission routes, implement prevention strategies, and protect consumer health. To achieve that,...

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