2017 APSS Symposium Program


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Sunday 12th February 2017

18:00 - 20:30

Pre Registration from 6:00pm

@ the Conservatory Bar, Level 1, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

  Beat the crowds and enjoy a sleep-in on Monday morning by registering for the conference early.  Pick up your satchel and name badge, then feel free to mingle with the other early birds at the Bar.


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Monday 13th February 2017

7:15-8:55

Registration - Hyde Park Room, Level 2, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney


9:00-9:15 Opening of Symposium - The Grand Ballroom, Level 2, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney
  • Judith O’Keeffe - President,  Poultry Research Foundation
  • Peter Groves - Director, Poultry Research Foundation

GUT HEALTH AND PHYSIOLOGY

Chair: Prof. Mingan Choct - Poultry CRC

9:15-10:00

AMINO ACID'S INFLUENCE ON PHYSIOLOGICAL, IMMUNOLOGICAL, AND MICROBIOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN THE BROILER'S INTESTINE

Todd Applegate – University of Georgia, USA

10:00-10:15

MICROBIOTA STUDIES IN POULTRY: THE BLACK HOLE OF COMPLEXITY!

Robert Moore – RMIT University, Australia

10:15-10:45

MORNING TEA

GUT HEALTH AND PHYSIOLOGY cont.

Chair: Prof. Robert Swick - University of New England

10:45-11:30

MODIFICATION OF THE CHICKEN INTESTINAL EPITHELIAL PHYSICAL BARRIER IN POULTRY BY DIETARY FACTORS

Yuming Guo – China Agricultural University, China

11:30-12:00

EFFECTS OF REALISTIC CONCENTRATIONS OF MYCOTOXINS ON THE FUNCTION AND RESPONSE OF THE CHICKEN'S INTESTINE

Todd Applegate – University of Georgia, USA

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

GUT HEALTH AND PHYSIOLOGY cont.

Chair: Prof. Wayne Bryden - University of Queensland

13:00-13:45

MOLECULAR APPROACHES TO IMPROVING FEED EFFICIENCY: ROLE OF THE MITOCHONDRIA

Nick Hudson – The University of Queensland, Australia

13:45-14:00

STARCH DIGESTIVE DYNAMICS IN BROILER CHICKENS

Ha Hong Truong University of Sydney, Australia

14:00-14:15

PRE- AND POST-PELLET WHOLE GRAIN ADDITIONS TO POULTRY DIETS INVESTIGATED VIA NUTRITIONAL GEOMETRY

Amy Moss University of Sydney, Australia

14:15-14:30

STRATEGIES FOR ALLEVIATING COCCIDIOSIS WITH A MICROENCAPSULATED BLEND OF ORGANIC ACIDS + ESSENTIAL OILS OR WITH MICROENCAPSULATED BLEND OF ESSENTIAL OILS FOR BROILERS

Kathleen Sary – Jefo Nutrition, Canada
14:30-15:00 AFTERNOON TEA

GUT HEALTH AND PHYSIOLOGY cont.

Chair: Dr. Cormac O'Shea - University of Sydney

15:00-15:10

IMPROVING GUT HEALTH AND REDUCING PATHOGENIC BACTERIA BY REDUCING UNDIGESTED PROTEIN AVAILABLE AT THE INTESTINAL WALL

Matthew Bekker – Novus International, Australia

15:10-15:20

INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA OF CHICKENS RAISED IN WIRE CAGES AND DEEP LITTER HOUSING ARE NOT DIFFERENT

Yadav Bajagai – The University of Queensland, Australia

15:20-15:30

EFFECTS OF PROBIOTIC BACILLUS AMYLOLIQUEFACIENS H57 ON PERFORMANCE AND INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA OF CHICKENS

Yadav Bajagai – The University of Queensland, Australia

15:30-15:45

EVALUATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY CAPACITIES OF BACILLUS-BASED PROBIOTICS USING AN IN-VITRO INTESTINAL CELL MODEL

Pierre-Andre Geraert – Adisseo, France
   
  SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
15:45-16:15

AN OVERVIEW OF THE POULTRY CRC'S ACHIEVEMENTS

Mingan Choct – University of New England, Australia
16:15-16:45

STUDENT INTRODUCTIONS

SPONSORED BY POULTRY HUB AUSTRALIA

16:45-17:00

POSTER INTRODUCTIONS – SLIDESHOW OF POSTERS

Associate Professor Peter Groves – University of Sydney

17:00-19:00

POSTER SESSION – HYDE PARK ROOM, LEVEL 2, SHERATON ON THE PARK

SPONSORED BY KEMIN INDUSTRIES



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Tuesday 14th February 2017

HOT TOPIC - ENRICHMENT OF EGGS FOR HUMAN HEALTH

Chair: Jojo Jackson - AECL

8:30-9:00

VITAMIN D IN LAYING HENS: HOW HIGH IS HIGH ENOUGH?

Mike Persia – Iowa State University, USA

9:00-9:30

VITAMIN D ENRICHMENT OF EGGS FOR HUMAN HEALTH

Linda Browning – University of Sydney, Australia

9:30-9:45

ENRICHED VALUE ADDED EGGS FOR IMPROVED HUMAN HEALTH OUTCOMES

Valeria Torok – SARDI, Australia

9:45-10:00

QUANTIFICATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL COUNT AND PROTOPORPHYRIN IX ASSOCIATED GENE EXPRESSION IN RELATION TO DIFFERENT STAGES OF EGGSHELL FORMATION AND NICARBAZIN CHALLENGE IN THE SHELL GLAND OF LAYING HEN

Sami Samiullah – University of New England, Australia
10:00-10:30 MORNING TEA

ADULT BIRD NUTRITION & MANAGEMENT

Chair: Raymond Chia - AECL

10:30-11:15

PREDICTING FOOD INTAKE IN LAYING HENS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR IMPROVING ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY

Rob Gous – University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

11:15-11:30

FLOCK UNIFORMITY - IS IT IMPORTANT AND HOW IS IT ASSESSED?

Bob Hughes – SARDI, Australia

11:30-11:40

INVESTIGATION OF VARIATION IN FEED EFFICIENCY AND EGG QUALITY IN LAYING HENS

Shiva Greenhalgh - University of Sydney, Australia

11:40-11:55

DO WE NEED TO USE MBM (MEAT AND BONE MEAL) IN LAYER DIETS?

David Creswell – Creswell Nutrition, Australia 

11:55-12:05

INFLUENCE OF CLASS OF BIRDS ON THE APPARENT ILEAL DIGESTIBILITY OF NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY UTILISATION

Reza Abdollahi – Massey University, New Zealand

12:05-13:30

LUNCH

WPSA Annual General Meeting - Hyde Park Room


POULTRY WELFARE

Chair: Dr. Wendy Muir - University of Sydney

13:30-13:45

EXPLORING STAKEHOLDER VIEWS TOWARD POULTRY WELFARE USING ONLINE FORUMS

Jean-Loup Rault – University of Melbourne, Australia

13:45-14:00

ON-RANGE CHOICE FEEDING DOES NOT INFLUENCE RANGE USAGE OF FREE-RANGE LAYING HENS

Isabella Ruhnke – University of New England, Australia

14:00-14:15

Normal 0 false false false EN-AU ZH-CN MN-MONG-CN EFFECT OF RANGE ACCESS AND ZINC BACITRACIN ON ILEAL GENE EXPRESSION IN BROILERS

Mini Singh – University of Sydney, Australia

14:15-14:30 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU ZH-CN MN-MONG-CN

EFFECTS OF CORTICOSTERONE INJECTION AT EMBRYONIC DAY ELEVEN ON BROILER GROWTH AND TONIC MOBILITY

Mandy Bowling – University of Adelaide, Australia
14:30-14:40 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU ZH-CN MN-MONG-CN

EFFECTS OF EARLY ENRICHMENT ON RANGE USE IN FREE-RANGE LAYING HENS

Dana Campbell – CSIRO Armidale, Australia
14:40-15:10 AFTERNOON TEA

MEAT CHICKEN NUTRITION

Chair: Dr. Peter Selle - University of Sydney

15:10-15:20

EFFECT OF ARABINOXYLANS AND XYLO-OLGOSACCHARIDES ON NET ENERGY IN BROILERS

Natalie Morgan – University of New England, Australia

15:20-15:30

EFFICIENCY OF XYLANASES FROM FAMILY 10 AND FAMILY 11 IN PRODUCTION OF XYLO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES FROM WHEAT ARABINOXYLANS

Natalie Morgan – University of New England, Australia

15:30-15:45

TAKING PHYTASE SUPERDOSING FROM SCIENTIFIC CONCEPT TO COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: A UK EXAMPLE

Rob ten Doeschate – AB Vista, UK

15:45-16:00

NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF PHYTATE ARE SUBJECTIVE TO DIGESTIBLE LYSINE:STARCH RATIOS IN POULTRY DIETS

Sonia Yun Liu – University of Sydney, Australia

16:00-16:15

ILEAL AMINO ACIDS DIGESTIBILITY IN RESPONSE TO INCREASING PHYTASE DOSE OR MCP LEVELS IN BROILERS

Yueming Dersjant-Li – Danisco, The Netherlands

16:15-16:30

NET ENERGY DRIVES FEED INTAKE OF BROILERS WHEN ADEQUATE APPARENT METABOLISABLE ENERGY IS SUPPLY IN FEED

Shubiao Wu – University of New England, Australia

16:30-16:40

STANDARISED ILEAL DIGESTIBILITY OF NUTRIENTS IN BROILER CHICKENS FED DIETS CONTAINING VARYING LEVELS OF RAW SOYBEAN MEAL AND MICROBIAL PROTEASE

Mammo Erdaw – University of New England, Australia

16:40-16:50

DIETARY ENERGY, DIGESTIBLE LYSINE AND AVAILABLE PHOSPHORUS LEVELS INFLUENCE GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS TRAITS OF BROILERS AS DETERMINED BY BOX-BEHNKEN RESPONSE SURFACE DESIGN

Nishchal Kumar Sharma – University of New England, Australia

   
18:30-22:30 SYMPOSIUM DINNER - DOLTONE HOUSE, HYDE PARK, SYDNEY


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Wednesday 15th February 2017

HEALTH

Chair: Prof. Robert Moore - RMIT University

9:00-9:15

ADJUSTING INCUBATION TEMPERATURE TO ALTER MEAT CHICKEN HATCH TIME AND LEG STRENGTH

Wendy Muir – University of Sydney, Australia

9:15-9:30

A RAPID AND SPECIFIC METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF C HEPATICUS, THE AGENT RESPONSIBLE FOR SPOTTY LIVER DISEASE IN AUSTRALIA

Hao Van – RMIT University, Australia

9:30-9:45

SCENARIO TREES TO ASSESS THE RISK OF AVIAN INFLUENZA EXPOSURE AND SPREAD WITHIN AUSTRALIAN COMMERCIAL CHICKEN FARMS

Angela Scott – University of Sydney, Australia

9:45-10:00

YOLK MINERAL LEVELS DURING INCUBATION AND THREE DAYS POST HATCH

Ryan Hopcroft – University of Sydney, Australia

10:00-10:30 MORNING TEA

LOW PROTEIN DIETS

Chair: Dr. Kylie Hewson - RIRDC Chicken Meat

10:30-10:45

THE EFFECT OF GLYCINE SUPPLEMENTATION ON LOW PROTEIN DIETS IN BROILERS

Matthew Hilliar – University of New England, Australia

10:45-11:00

FISHMEAL AND CORN STARCH INCLUSIONS IN SORGHUM-SOYBEAN MEAL DIETS HAVE DIFFERING IMPACTS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF BROILER CHICKENS

Christine Sydenham – University of Sydney, Australia

11:00-11:15 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU ZH-CN MN-MONG-CN

BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS: RINGMASTERS OF AMINO ACID CATOBLISM OF ENTEROCYTES?

Peter Selle – University of Sydney, Australia

11:15-11:30

DIGESTIBLE VALINE REQUIREMENT OF BROILERS: ESTIMATION BY META-ANALYSIS

William Lambert - Ajinomoto Eurolysine, France

11:30-11:45

AMINO ACIDS AND INTESTINAL BARRIER FUNCTION: A CASE TO BE STUDIED IN REDUCED PROTEIN DIETS

Reza Barekatain – SARDI, Australia

11:45-12:30

ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE DIETARY CRUDE PROTEIN IN COMMERCIAL BROILERS

Michael Kidd – University of Arkansas, USA

12:30-12:40

Poultry CRC Student Award  Best Oral Presentation 

Professor Mingan Choct

12:40-12:50

Best Student Poster Presentation (Prize donated by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing)  -

Associate Professor Peter Groves

12:50-13:00

Close of APSS 2017 –

Associate Professor Juliet Roberts
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
 
   
  TO BE FOLLOWED BY:
15th-16th Feb AVPA Scientific Sessions @ Sheraton on the Park/Doltone House
15th Feb

RIRDC Low Protein Diets Seminar (Invitation Only)



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Posters

GUT HEALTH
1 NECROTIC ENTERITIS, WET LITTER AND ODOUR – THEIR RELATIONSHIP
Nishchal Kumar Sharma – University of New England, Australia
2 EMISSIONS OF VOLATILE ODOROUS METABOLITES BY CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS– IN-VITRO STUDY USING TWO BROTH CULTURES
Nishchal Kumar Sharma – University of New England, Australia
3 EFFECTS OF FREE CHOICE OAT HULLS ON BROILER PERFORMANCE AND GUT MICROFLORA DURING NECROTIC ENTERITIS CHALLENGE
Sarbast Kheravii – University of New England, Australia
4 DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION OF ARABINOXYLO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES IMPROVE GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF NECROTIC ENTERITIS-CHALLENGED BROILERS
Chake Keerqin – University of New England, Australia
5 INCREASED BIOAVAILABILITY OF COPPER RESULTS IN GREATER INTESTINAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION THAN COPPER SALTS
Matthew Bekker – Novus International, Australia
6 EFFECTS OF BLEND OF ORGANIC ACIDS SUPPLEMENTATION WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF DIETARY PROTEIN ON PERFORMANCE, CARCASS TRAITS AND MICROBIOTA PROFILE IN BROILER CHICKENS
Aghil Eftekhari – Qaemshahr University, Iran

LAYER NUTRITION
7 ASSESSMENT OF EGG QUALITY OVER TIME OF HENS RANKED AS HIGH OR LOW FEED EFFICIENCY
Cormac O’Shea – University of Sydney, Australia
8 HOW MUCH COLD PRESSED CANOLA MEAL CAN WE USE IN LAYER DIETS?
Momen Bhuiyan - University of New England, Australia (Prof Bob Swick)
9 EFFECT OF CANOLA MEAL SOURCE ON BROWN EGG PRODUCTION PARAMETERS
Momen Bhuiyan - University of New England, Australia (Prof Bob Swick)
10 WHAT ARE THE LIMITS OF EGG PRODUCTION IN THE MODERN LAYER?
Momen Bhuiyan - University of New England, Australia (Prof Bob Swick)
11 METABOLISABLE ENERGY OF INGREDIENTS IN PEAK LAYERS
Shahram Barzagar – University of New England, Australia
12 ROLE OF SALTBUSH ON FREE RANGE POULTRY FARMS
Carolyn De Koning – SARDI, University of Adelaide, Australia
13 TOTAL SULFUR AMINO ACIDS AND LINOLEIC ACID ON CHICKEN EGG PRODUCTION
Sheila Ramos – Evonik SEA Pte Ltd, Singapore

LAYER HEALTH & WELFARE
14 THE EFFECT OF ASCARDIDIA GALLI ON PERFORMANCE AND EGG QUALITY OF FREE RANGE LAYING HENS
Nisha Sharma – University of New England, Australia
15 THE EFFECT OF PECKING STONES, HOUSING SYSTEM AND AGE ON PLUMAGE CONDITION AND HEALTH PARAMETERS OF FREE RANGE EGG LAYING HENS
Zafar Iqbal – University of New England, Australia
16 FEATHER EATING BIRDS SHOW SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL AMINO ACID APPETITES IN A DOUBLE-CHOICE MODEL
Sungbo Cho – University of Queensland, Australia
17 A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION INTO THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEATHER-PECKING AND INTEGUMENT MICROFLORA
Alannah MacKay – University of Sydney, Australia
18 MEASURING FEATHER APPETITE AND FEATHER DIGESTIBILITY IN ISA BROWN HENS
Kevin Prescilla – University of Sydney, Australia
19 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU ZH-CN MN-MONG-CN FEED REFUSAL OF LAYING HENS - A CASE REPORT
Isabelle Ruhnke – University of New England, Australia

MEAT CHICKEN NUTRITION
20 HOW TO COMPARE ORGANIC SELENIUM SOURCES?
Kevin Liu – Adisseo
21 FAST AND SLOW-GROWING BROILER CHICKENS SHOW DIFFERENT APPETITE FOR LIMITING AND NON-ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS
Shahram Niknafs – University of Queensland, Australia
22 EFFECT OF DIETARY YEAST EXTRACT ON PERFORMANCE, BLOOD CONSTITUENTS AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF BROILER CHICKS
Merghani Adam – University of Khartoum, Sudan
23 RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKENS TO DIETS CONTAINING DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SODIUM AND SUPPLEMENTED WITH MICROBIAL PHYTASE
Marjina Akter – University of New England, Australia
24 RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKENS TO HIGH INCLUSION LEVELS OF COTTON SEED MEAL SUPPLEMENTED WITH COMPOSITE MICROBIAL ENZYMES
Medani Abdallh – University of New England, Australia
25 PHOSPHORUS – HOW LOW CAN WE GO IN BROILER DIETS?
Xiuhua Li – University of Queensland, Australia
26 COMPARISON OF WHEAT AND MAIZE-BASED DIETS ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND MEAT QUALITY OF BROILER CHICKENS
Cormac O’Shea – University of Sydney, Australia
27 THE RESPONSE OF GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND MEAT QUALITY OF BROILER CHICKENS TO AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL OF CYCLICAL HEAT STRESS
Cormac O’Shea – University of Sydney, Australia
28 EFFECT OF A NOVEL CARBOHYDRASE COMPLEX ON PERFORMANCE OF BROILERS FED WHEAT-BASED DIETS WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF DIGESTIBLE AMINO ACIDS
Alex Wu – Adisseo, Singapore
29 USING SUNFLOWER MEAL TO REPLACE SOYBEAN MEAL IN BROILER DIETS WITH THE ADDITION OF A CARBOHYDRASE COMPLEX
Alex Wu – Adisseo, Singapore
30 EFFECTIVENESS OF A DOUBLE CHOICE TEST TO ASSESS DIETARY TASTE PREFERENCES IN BROILER CHICKENS
Amjad Iqbal – University of Queensland, Australia
31 AGE OF INTRODUCTION AND XYLANASE SUPPLEMENTATION ON GROSS PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT DIGESTIBILITY OF BROILER CHICKENS OFFERED WHOLE SORGHUM GRAIN
Monneye Mabelebele – University of South Africa / UNE
32 INCORPORATION OF CALCIUM PIDOLATE INTO BROILER FEED: THE EFFECT ON ZOOTECHNICAL PERFORMANCES IN LOW DENSITY PRODUCTIONS SYSTEMS IN TROPICAL CONDITIONS
David Isaacs – BEC Feed Solutions, Australia
33 INFLUENCE OF RATIO OF UNSATURATED TO SATURATED FATTY ACIDS ON THE PERFORMANCE AND APPARENT METABOLISABLE ENERGY AND TOTAL TRACT RETENTION OF FAT IN BROILERS FED WHEAT-BASED DIETS
Faegheh Zaefarian– Massey University, New Zealand
34 DIET COMPOSITION AND POLYPHENOLS IMPROVES PERFORMANCE IN HEAT STRESSED BROILERS
M Gopi – ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India

MEAT CHICKEN MANAGEMENT & HEALTH
35 SYNTHETIC CAROTENOIDS ALTERS PERFORMANCE AND BLOOD BIOCHEMICAL PROFILES IN HEAT STRESSED BROILERS
P Prabakar – ICAR- CARI, India (Dr. M Gopi)
36 EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SEMEN DILUTERS ON FERTILIZING CAPACITY OF CHICKEN SEMEN STORED FOR 24H
Jag Mohan – ICAR- CARI, India (Dr. M Gopi)
37 EVALUATION OF SUGAR CANE BAGASSE AND PARTICLE SIZE ON BROILER GROWTH PERFORMANCE, LITTER CONDITION AND WELFARE UNDER A WET LITTER CHALLENGE MODEL
Sarbast Kheravii – University of New England, Australia
38 ISOQUINOLINE ALKALOIDS LOWER THE PREVALENCE OF SALMONELLA HEIDELBERG IN BROILER CHICKENS
Anja Pastor – Phytobiotics Futterzusatzstoffe, Germany
39 BROILERS PERFORM BETTER WITH INTERMITTENT LIGHTING PROGRAMS
Ines Rodrigues – University of New England, Australia
40 LITTER QUALITY: INVESTIGATING THE INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LITTER MOISTURE CONTENT, PH, WATER ACTIVITY AND ODOUR EMISSIONS
Nishchal Kumar Sharma – University of New England, Australia


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