Dr Sonia Liu

Dr
Lecturer in Poultry Nutrition

C01A - Jl Shute - Camden
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 93511733
Fax +61 2 93511693

Current research students

Project title Research student
Utilisation of amino acids in chicken meat production Felix LANGENBACH
The interaction of exogenous enzymes in chicken-meat production Amy MOSS

Awards and honours

Sonia has been awarded the "New and Emerging Rural Industries award” at the 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for young people in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

In the media

Daily Mail (UK) published an answering common questions directed to a poultry nutritionist.

July 2016

Sonia wrote an article published on The Conversation, answering common questions directed to a poultry nutritionist

July 2016

Selected grants

2017

  • Practical Strategies to Increase Individual Layer Hen Feed Efficiency (FE); Groves P, O'Shea C, Akter Y, Clark C, Liu S; Australian Egg Corporation Ltd/Research Grant.
  • Utilisation of Synthetic Amino Acids by Poultry; Selle P, Liu S; AgriFutures Australia/Open Call Research and Development Projects.
  • Retrospective analyses of retained PGLP grain sorghum samples; Selle P, Liu S; Australian Pork Limited/Research and Development.

2016

  • Formulating broiler diets based on protein and starch digestive dynamics; Liu S, Selle P; Rural Industry Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)/Research Grant.

2015

  • The importance of digestive dynamics of starch and protein on broiler performance and breeder body weight control; Liu S; Department of Agriculture./Research Grants.

2014

  • Whole grain feeding for chicken meat production; Selle P, Liu S; Rural Industry Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)/Research and Development Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cowieson, A. (2013). Sorghum: An Enigmatic Grain for Chicken-Meat Production. In Patricia C. Parra (Eds.), Sorghum: Production, Growth Habits and Health Benefits, (pp. 1-43). Hauppauge NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers.

Journals

  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Raubenheimer, D., Cadogan, D., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A. (2017). An assessment of the influence of macronutrients on growth performance and nutrient utilisation in broiler chickens by nutritional geometry. British Journal of Nutrition, 116(12), 2129-2138. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Cadogan, D., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered nutritionally equivalent diets based on six diverse, 'tannin-free' sorghum varieties with quantified concentrations of phenolic compounds, kafirin, and phytate. Animal Production Science, 57, 828-838. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Raubenheimer, D., Gous, R., Chrystal, P., Cadogan, D., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A. (2017). Growth performance, nutrient utilisation and carcass composition respond to dietary protein concentrations in broiler chickens but responses are modified by dietary lipid levels. British Journal of Nutrition, 118, 250-262. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Moss, A., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Cadogan, D., Godwin, I., Liu, S. (2017). Outlook: Sorghum as a feed grain for Australian chicken-meat production. Animal Nutrition, , 1-59. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Moss, A., Partridge, G., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Phytase inclusions of 500 and 2000�FTU/kg in maize-based broiler diets impact on growth performance, nutrient utilisation, digestive dynamics of starch, protein (N), sodium and IP6 phytate degradation in the gizzard and four small intestinal segments. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 223, 13-22. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Pre- and post-pellet whole grain inclusions enhance feed conversion efficiency, energy utilisation and gut integrity in broiler chickens offered wheat-based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 224, 115-123. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S. (2017). The impacts of hammer-mill screen size and grain particle size on the performance of broiler chickens offered diets based on two red sorghum varieties. British Poultry Science, In Press, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). The potential of rapid visco-analysis starch pasting profiles to gauge the quality of sorghum as a feed grain for chicken-meat production. Animal Nutrition, 3, 11-18. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Addition of sodium metabisulfite and microbial phytase, individually and in combination, to a sorghum-based diet for broiler chickens from 7 to 28 days post-hatch. Animal Production Science, 56(9), 1484-1491. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Thomson, P., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2016). Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered ten equivalent diets based on three grain sorghum varieties as determined by response surface mixture design. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 218, 70-83. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Sydenham, C., Selle, P. (2016). Feed access to, and inclusions of fishmeal and corn starch in, sorghum-based broiler diets influence growth performance and nutrient utilisation as assessed by the Box-Behnken response surface design. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 220, 46-56. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., McQuade, L., Moss, A., Liu, S. (2016). Reducing agent and exogenous protease additions, individually and in combination, to wheat- and sorghum-based diets interactively influence parameters of nutrient utilisation and digestive dynamics in broiler chickens. Animal Nutrition, 2, 303-311. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Sodium metabisulphite enhances energy utilisation in broiler chickens offered sorghum-based diets with five different grain varieties. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 219, 159-174. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Starch utilisation in chicken-meat production: The foremost influential factors. Animal Production Science, 56(5), 797-814. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Cowieson, A., Selle, P. (2016). The influence of meat-and-bone meal and exogenous phytase on growth performance, bone mineralisation and digestibility coefficients of protein (N), amino acids and starch in broiler chickens. Animal Nutrition, 2(2), 86-92. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Cadogan, D., Peron, A., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2015). A combination of xylanase, amylase and protease influences growth performance, nutrient utilisation, starch and protein digestive dynamics in broiler chickens offered maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based diets. Animal Production Science, 55(10), 1255-1263. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). A consideration of starch and protein digestive dynamics in chicken-meat production. World's Poultry Science Journal, 71(2), 297-310. [More Information]
  • Khoddami, A., Truong, H., Liu, S., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2015). Concentrations of specific phenolic compounds in six red sorghums influence nutrient utilisation in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 210, 190-199. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Bold, R., Plumstead, P., Selle, P. (2015). Effects of 500 and 1000FTU/kg phytase supplementation of maize-based diets with two tiers of nutrient specifications on performance of broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 207, 159-167. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Fox, G., Khoddami, A., Neilson, K., Truong, H., Moss, A., Selle, P. (2015). Grain Sorghum: A Conundrum for Chicken-Meat Production. Agriculture, 5, 1224-1251. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Performance of broiler chickens offered nutritionally-equivalent diets based on two red grain sorghums with quantified kafirin concentrations as intact pellets or redground mash following steam-pelleting at 65 or97°C conditioning temperatures. Animal Nutrition, 1, 220-228. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Bold, R., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Standard phytase inclusion in maize-based broiler diets enhances digestibility coefficients of starch, amino acids and sodium in four small intestinal segments and digestive dynamics of starch and protein. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 209, 240-248. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2015). Whole-grain feeding for chicken-meat production: Possible mechanisms driving enhanced energy utilisation and feed conversion. Animal Production Science, 55(5), 559-572. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Cadogan, D., Peron, A., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2014). Effects of phytase supplementation on growth performance, nutrient utilization and digestive dynamics of starch and protein in broiler chickens offered maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 197, 164-175. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Caldwell, R., Cowieson, A. (2014). Graded inclusions of sodium metabisulphite in sorghum-based diets: I. Reduction of disulphide cross-linkages in vitro and enhancement of energy utilisation and feed conversion efficiency in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 190, 59-67. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Cowieson, A. (2014). Graded inclusions of sodium metabisulphite insorghum-based diets: II. Modification of starch pasting properties in vitro and beneficial impacts on starch digestion dynamics in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 190, 68-78. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2014). Influence of steam-pelleting temperatures and grain variety of finely-ground, sorghum-based broiler diets on small intestinal starch and nitrogen digestion dynamics in broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science, 13(6), 308-315.
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2014). Phytase supplementation of maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based broiler diets with identified starch pasting properties influences phytate (IP6) and sodium jejunal and ileal digestibility. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 198, 248-256. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Khoddami, A., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2014). Steam-pelleting temperatures and grain variety of finely ground, sorghum-based broiler diets. 1. Influence on growth performance, relative gizzard weights, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 54(3), 339-346. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Influence of conditioning temperatures on amino acid digestibility coefficients at four small intestinal sites and their dynamics with starch and nitrogen digestion in sorghum-based broiler diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 185(1-2), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Influence of white-and-red sorghum varieties and hydrothermal component of steam-pelleting on digestibility coefficients of amino acids and kinetics of amino acids, nitrogen and starch digestion in diets for broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 186, 53-63. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Caldwell, R., Cowieson, A. (2013). Preliminary assessment of including a reducing agent (sodium metabisulphite) in "all sorghum" diets for broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 186(1-2), 81-90. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Court, S., Cowieson, A. (2013). Protease supplementation of sorghum-based broiler diets enhances amino acid digestibility coefficients in four small intestinal sites and accelerates their rates of digestion. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 183, 175-183. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2013). Steam-pelleting temperatures, grain variety, feed form and protease supplementation of mediumly ground, sorghum-based broiler diets: Influences on growth performance, relative gizzard weights, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 53(5), 378-387. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Strategies to enhance the performance of pigs and poultry on sorghum based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 181(1-4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). The kinetics of starch and nitrogen digestion regulate growth performance and nutrient utilisation of broilers fed coarsely ground, sorghum-based diets. Animal Production Science, 53, 1033-1040. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2012). Steam-pelleting and feed form of broiler diets based on three coarsely ground sorghums influences growth performance, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 52(9), 842-852. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Sopade, P. (2011). Modelling starch digestion in sweetpotato with biphasic digestograms. Journal of Food Engineering, 104(2), 307-315. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Sabboh, H., Kirchhof, G., Sopade, P. (2010). In vitro starch digestion and potassium release in sweet potato from Papua New Guinea. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 45, 1925-1931. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Akter, Y., Hutchison, C., Liu, S., O'Shea, C. (2017). Comparison of wheat and maize-based diets on growth performance and meat quality of broiler chickens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Hartcher, K., Singh, M. (2017). Measuring feather appetite and feather digestibility in Isa Brown hens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Starch digestive dynamics in broiler chickens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • O'Shea, C., Wilkinson, S., Liu, S., Bao, Y., Dhand, N., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2016). An investigation into the interaction between dietary calcium and phosphorus on egg production and quality of laying hens using the geometric framework. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Singh, M. (2016). Identifying feather pecking and feather eating ISA Brown hens using artificial feather presentation. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Phytate degradation in the gizzard is pivotal to phytase responses in broiler chickens. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Raubenheimer, D., Selle, P., Gous, R., Hargreave, G., Simpson, S., Cadogan, D., Cowieson, A. (2016). Protein and energy ratios influence performance in broiler chickens. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Selle, P., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Truong, H., Liu, S. (2016). RVA starch pasting profiles may be indicative of feed grain quality. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Moss, A., Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Partridge, G., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). The economic feasibility of elevated phytase inclusions in maize-based broiler diets. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Selle, P. (2015). 'Contour plot' biometrics enhance interpretation of broiler bioassays. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., Liu, S. (2015). On free amino acids: Their role in starch and protein digestive dynamics. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Phytase Influences The Inherently Different Starch Digestive Dynamics Of Wheat- And Maize- Based Broiler Diets. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A., Raubenheimer, D. (2015). The Euclidian Pathway To More Instructive Broiler Bioassays: Nutritional Geometry. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2014). Phenolic Compounds and Phytate Influence Starch and Protein Digestion Rates in Sorghum-based Broiler Diets. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2014). Phytase Supplementation of Maize-, Sorghum- or Wheat Based Broiler Diets. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Cowieson, A. (2014). The Relevance of Starch and Protein Digestive Dynamics in Sorghum - Based Broiler Diets. XIVth European Poultry Conference, Stravanger: NetPrint Bryne.
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Gill, R., Cowieson, A. (2012). Microbial Phytase Influences Kinetics of Starch -Protein Digestion in Broiler Chickens. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2012). Prediction of in vivo Starch Digestability Responses to Phytase Supplimentation by in vitro Starch Hydrolysis. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.

2017

  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Raubenheimer, D., Cadogan, D., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A. (2017). An assessment of the influence of macronutrients on growth performance and nutrient utilisation in broiler chickens by nutritional geometry. British Journal of Nutrition, 116(12), 2129-2138. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Cadogan, D., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered nutritionally equivalent diets based on six diverse, 'tannin-free' sorghum varieties with quantified concentrations of phenolic compounds, kafirin, and phytate. Animal Production Science, 57, 828-838. [More Information]
  • Akter, Y., Hutchison, C., Liu, S., O'Shea, C. (2017). Comparison of wheat and maize-based diets on growth performance and meat quality of broiler chickens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Raubenheimer, D., Gous, R., Chrystal, P., Cadogan, D., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A. (2017). Growth performance, nutrient utilisation and carcass composition respond to dietary protein concentrations in broiler chickens but responses are modified by dietary lipid levels. British Journal of Nutrition, 118, 250-262. [More Information]
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Hartcher, K., Singh, M. (2017). Measuring feather appetite and feather digestibility in Isa Brown hens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • Selle, P., Moss, A., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Cadogan, D., Godwin, I., Liu, S. (2017). Outlook: Sorghum as a feed grain for Australian chicken-meat production. Animal Nutrition, , 1-59. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Moss, A., Partridge, G., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Phytase inclusions of 500 and 2000�FTU/kg in maize-based broiler diets impact on growth performance, nutrient utilisation, digestive dynamics of starch, protein (N), sodium and IP6 phytate degradation in the gizzard and four small intestinal segments. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 223, 13-22. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Pre- and post-pellet whole grain inclusions enhance feed conversion efficiency, energy utilisation and gut integrity in broiler chickens offered wheat-based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 224, 115-123. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). Starch digestive dynamics in broiler chickens. 28th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Camden NSW: N/A.
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S. (2017). The impacts of hammer-mill screen size and grain particle size on the performance of broiler chickens offered diets based on two red sorghum varieties. British Poultry Science, In Press, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2017). The potential of rapid visco-analysis starch pasting profiles to gauge the quality of sorghum as a feed grain for chicken-meat production. Animal Nutrition, 3, 11-18. [More Information]

2016

  • Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Addition of sodium metabisulfite and microbial phytase, individually and in combination, to a sorghum-based diet for broiler chickens from 7 to 28 days post-hatch. Animal Production Science, 56(9), 1484-1491. [More Information]
  • O'Shea, C., Wilkinson, S., Liu, S., Bao, Y., Dhand, N., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2016). An investigation into the interaction between dietary calcium and phosphorus on egg production and quality of laying hens using the geometric framework. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Thomson, P., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2016). Comparative performance of broiler chickens offered ten equivalent diets based on three grain sorghum varieties as determined by response surface mixture design. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 218, 70-83. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Sydenham, C., Selle, P. (2016). Feed access to, and inclusions of fishmeal and corn starch in, sorghum-based broiler diets influence growth performance and nutrient utilisation as assessed by the Box-Behnken response surface design. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 220, 46-56. [More Information]
  • Prescilla, K., Cronin, G., Liu, S., Singh, M. (2016). Identifying feather pecking and feather eating ISA Brown hens using artificial feather presentation. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Moss, A., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Phytate degradation in the gizzard is pivotal to phytase responses in broiler chickens. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Raubenheimer, D., Selle, P., Gous, R., Hargreave, G., Simpson, S., Cadogan, D., Cowieson, A. (2016). Protein and energy ratios influence performance in broiler chickens. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., McQuade, L., Moss, A., Liu, S. (2016). Reducing agent and exogenous protease additions, individually and in combination, to wheat- and sorghum-based diets interactively influence parameters of nutrient utilisation and digestive dynamics in broiler chickens. Animal Nutrition, 2, 303-311. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Khoddami, A., Moss, A., Truong, H., Liu, S. (2016). RVA starch pasting profiles may be indicative of feed grain quality. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Sodium metabisulphite enhances energy utilisation in broiler chickens offered sorghum-based diets with five different grain varieties. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 219, 159-174. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). Starch utilisation in chicken-meat production: The foremost influential factors. Animal Production Science, 56(5), 797-814. [More Information]
  • Moss, A., Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Partridge, G., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2016). The economic feasibility of elevated phytase inclusions in maize-based broiler diets. 27th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS 2016), Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Cowieson, A., Selle, P. (2016). The influence of meat-and-bone meal and exogenous phytase on growth performance, bone mineralisation and digestibility coefficients of protein (N), amino acids and starch in broiler chickens. Animal Nutrition, 2(2), 86-92. [More Information]

2015

  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Cadogan, D., Selle, P. (2015). 'Contour plot' biometrics enhance interpretation of broiler bioassays. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Cadogan, D., Peron, A., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2015). A combination of xylanase, amylase and protease influences growth performance, nutrient utilisation, starch and protein digestive dynamics in broiler chickens offered maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based diets. Animal Production Science, 55(10), 1255-1263. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). A consideration of starch and protein digestive dynamics in chicken-meat production. World's Poultry Science Journal, 71(2), 297-310. [More Information]
  • Khoddami, A., Truong, H., Liu, S., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2015). Concentrations of specific phenolic compounds in six red sorghums influence nutrient utilisation in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 210, 190-199. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Bold, R., Plumstead, P., Selle, P. (2015). Effects of 500 and 1000FTU/kg phytase supplementation of maize-based diets with two tiers of nutrient specifications on performance of broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 207, 159-167. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Fox, G., Khoddami, A., Neilson, K., Truong, H., Moss, A., Selle, P. (2015). Grain Sorghum: A Conundrum for Chicken-Meat Production. Agriculture, 5, 1224-1251. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Truong, H., Liu, S. (2015). On free amino acids: Their role in starch and protein digestive dynamics. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Neilson, K., McInerney, B., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Performance of broiler chickens offered nutritionally-equivalent diets based on two red grain sorghums with quantified kafirin concentrations as intact pellets or redground mash following steam-pelleting at 65 or97°C conditioning temperatures. Animal Nutrition, 1, 220-228. [More Information]
  • Truong, H., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Phytase Influences The Inherently Different Starch Digestive Dynamics Of Wheat- And Maize- Based Broiler Diets. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Bold, R., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2015). Standard phytase inclusion in maize-based broiler diets enhances digestibility coefficients of starch, amino acids and sodium in four small intestinal segments and digestive dynamics of starch and protein. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 209, 240-248. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Simpson, S., Cowieson, A., Raubenheimer, D. (2015). The Euclidian Pathway To More Instructive Broiler Bioassays: Nutritional Geometry. 26th Annual Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2015). Whole-grain feeding for chicken-meat production: Possible mechanisms driving enhanced energy utilisation and feed conversion. Animal Production Science, 55(5), 559-572. [More Information]

2014

  • Liu, S., Cadogan, D., Peron, A., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2014). Effects of phytase supplementation on growth performance, nutrient utilization and digestive dynamics of starch and protein in broiler chickens offered maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 197, 164-175. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Caldwell, R., Cowieson, A. (2014). Graded inclusions of sodium metabisulphite in sorghum-based diets: I. Reduction of disulphide cross-linkages in vitro and enhancement of energy utilisation and feed conversion efficiency in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 190, 59-67. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Cowieson, A. (2014). Graded inclusions of sodium metabisulphite insorghum-based diets: II. Modification of starch pasting properties in vitro and beneficial impacts on starch digestion dynamics in broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 190, 68-78. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2014). Influence of steam-pelleting temperatures and grain variety of finely-ground, sorghum-based broiler diets on small intestinal starch and nitrogen digestion dynamics in broiler chickens. International Journal of Poultry Science, 13(6), 308-315.
  • Liu, S., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Selle, P. (2014). Phenolic Compounds and Phytate Influence Starch and Protein Digestion Rates in Sorghum-based Broiler Diets. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Truong, H., Yu, S., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Khoddami, A., Roberts, T., Liu, S., Selle, P. (2014). Phytase supplementation of maize-, sorghum- and wheat-based broiler diets with identified starch pasting properties influences phytate (IP6) and sodium jejunal and ileal digestibility. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 198, 248-256. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Truong, H., Selle, P. (2014). Phytase Supplementation of Maize-, Sorghum- or Wheat Based Broiler Diets. 25th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: University of Sydney.
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Khoddami, A., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2014). Steam-pelleting temperatures and grain variety of finely ground, sorghum-based broiler diets. 1. Influence on growth performance, relative gizzard weights, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 54(3), 339-346. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Cowieson, A. (2014). The Relevance of Starch and Protein Digestive Dynamics in Sorghum - Based Broiler Diets. XIVth European Poultry Conference, Stravanger: NetPrint Bryne.

2013

  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Influence of conditioning temperatures on amino acid digestibility coefficients at four small intestinal sites and their dynamics with starch and nitrogen digestion in sorghum-based broiler diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 185(1-2), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Influence of white-and-red sorghum varieties and hydrothermal component of steam-pelleting on digestibility coefficients of amino acids and kinetics of amino acids, nitrogen and starch digestion in diets for broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 186, 53-63. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Caldwell, R., Cowieson, A. (2013). Preliminary assessment of including a reducing agent (sodium metabisulphite) in "all sorghum" diets for broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 186(1-2), 81-90. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Court, S., Cowieson, A. (2013). Protease supplementation of sorghum-based broiler diets enhances amino acid digestibility coefficients in four small intestinal sites and accelerates their rates of digestion. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 183, 175-183. [More Information]
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cowieson, A. (2013). Sorghum: An Enigmatic Grain for Chicken-Meat Production. In Patricia C. Parra (Eds.), Sorghum: Production, Growth Habits and Health Benefits, (pp. 1-43). Hauppauge NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2013). Steam-pelleting temperatures, grain variety, feed form and protease supplementation of mediumly ground, sorghum-based broiler diets: Influences on growth performance, relative gizzard weights, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 53(5), 378-387. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). Strategies to enhance the performance of pigs and poultry on sorghum based diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 181(1-4), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2013). The kinetics of starch and nitrogen digestion regulate growth performance and nutrient utilisation of broilers fed coarsely ground, sorghum-based diets. Animal Production Science, 53, 1033-1040. [More Information]

2012

  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Peron, A., Cadogan, D., Gill, R., Cowieson, A. (2012). Microbial Phytase Influences Kinetics of Starch -Protein Digestion in Broiler Chickens. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Liu, S., Selle, P., Cowieson, A. (2012). Prediction of in vivo Starch Digestability Responses to Phytase Supplimentation by in vitro Starch Hydrolysis. 23rd Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney.
  • Selle, P., Liu, S., Cai, J., Cowieson, A. (2012). Steam-pelleting and feed form of broiler diets based on three coarsely ground sorghums influences growth performance, nutrient utilisation, starch and nitrogen digestibility. Animal Production Science, 52(9), 842-852. [More Information]

2011

  • Liu, S., Sopade, P. (2011). Modelling starch digestion in sweetpotato with biphasic digestograms. Journal of Food Engineering, 104(2), 307-315. [More Information]

2010

  • Liu, S., Sabboh, H., Kirchhof, G., Sopade, P. (2010). In vitro starch digestion and potassium release in sweet potato from Papua New Guinea. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 45, 1925-1931. [More Information]

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