2015 APSS Symposium Program


| Sunday, 8 Feb | Monday, 9 Feb | Tuesday, 10 Feb | Wednesday, 11 Feb |


Sunday 8 February 2015

18:30 - 20:30

Pre Registration

@ Rowleys Restaurant and Bar, Rydges Camperdown.


  Beat the crowds on Monday and register for the conference early and pick up your

satchels.

Light refreshments and some finger food will be served.

 

 Please register as an additional function on the conference registration form online if you would like to attend for catering purposes.



| Sunday, 8 Feb | Monday, 9 Feb | Tuesday, 10 Feb | Wednesday, 11 Feb |


Monday 9 February 2015

8:00-9:00

Registration


9:00-9:05 Opening of Symposium
  • Judith O’Keeffe - President,  Poultry Research Foundation
  • Peter Groves - Director, Poultry Research Foundation

QUALITY OF THE EGG - HATCHABILITY TO EDIBILITY

Chair: Ms. Jojo Jackson - AECL

9:05-9:50

FEEDING FOR EGG QUALITY

Aidan Leek - Hyline, United Kingdom

9:50-10:20

EGG QUALITY

Julie Roberts – University of New England, Australia

10:20-11:05

INCREASING PERSISTENCY IN LAY AND STABILIZING EGG QUALITY IN LONGER LAYING CYCLES – WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?

Maureen Bain – University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

11:05-11:30

MORNING TEA
 

QUALITY OF THE EGG (CONT)

Chair:  Associate Professor Juliet Roberts - University of New England

11:30-11:40

BODY WEIGHT AT POINT OF LAY AND THE ULTRASTRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF EGGSHELLS

Elfira Suawa – University of New England, Australia

11:40-11:55

THE CUTE-EGG PROJECT: A STUDY WHICH AIMS TO QUANTIFY AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF THE EGGSHELL CUTICLE

Maureen Bain – University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

11:55-12:05

VITAMIN D, STRONTIUM AND LAYING HENS – WHAT’S THE CONNECTION?

Linda Browning - University of Sydney, Australia

12:05-12:15

MICROALGAE IN LAYER DIETS CREATE FUNCTIONAL, DHA ENRICHED EGGS

Chetna Chadha - Alltech, New Zealand

12:15-12:25

THE EFFECT OF INCORPORATION OF CALCIUM PIDOLATE AND OYSTER SHELL ON THE QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE PARAMETERS OF EGG PRODUCTION

David Isaac - BEC Feed Solutions, Australia

12:25-12:35

EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION WITH TWO LEVELS OF 25-HYDROXYCHOLECALIFEROL ON EGG INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL QUALITY IN COMMERCIAL LAYING HENS

Khalid Al-Zahrani - University of New England, Australia

12:35-12:45

QUANTIFICATION OF PROTOPORPHYRIN IX FROM EGGSHELL OF BROWN EGG LAYING HENS CHALLENGED WITH VACCINE AND WILD STRAINS OF INFECTIOUS BRONCHITIS VIRUS

Sami Samiulla - University of New England, Australia

12:45-12:55

EFFICACY OF BUTTIAUXELLA PHYTASE IN CORN SOYA BASED DIET ON EGG PRODUCTION PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT DIGESTIBILITY

Arun Kumar - University of Queensland, Australia

12:55-14:00

LUNCH


HOT TOPIC #1: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN POULTRY RESEARCH

Chair: Dr. Vivien Kite - RIRDC

14:00-14:45

THE EUCLIDIAN PATHWAY TO MORE INSTRUCTIVE BROILER BIOASSAYS: NUTRITIONAL GEOMETRY

David Raubenheimer - University of Sydney, Australia

14:45-15:15

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF NUTRIGENOMICS IN POULTRY NUTRITION

Kristen Brennan – Alltech - University of Kentucky, USA

15:15-15:30

PROGENY PERFORMANCE: CURRENT RESEARCH AND U.S. FIELD PERSPECTIVES

Michael Kidd – University of Arkansas, USA

15:30-16:00 AFTERNOON TEA
 

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES (CONT)

Chair: Dr. Peter Selle - University of Sydney

16:00-16:10

‘CONTOUR PLOT’ BIOMETRICS ENHANCE INTERPRETATION OF BROILER BIOASSAYS

Ha Hong Troung – University of Sydney, Australia
16:10-16:20

EFFECT OF GUANIDINOACETIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE OF BROILER BREEDERS AND THEIR PROGENIES

Channarayapatna Girish – Evonik Industries, Singapore
16:20-16:30

THE EFFECT OF DIRECT FEED ACCESS AFTER HATCH AND DIET TYPE ON BROILER CHICKEN GROWTH PERFORMANCE

David Lamot – Cargill Animal Nutrition Innovation Center, The Netherlands
16:30-16:40

DIETARY SELENIUM SUPPLEMENTATION OF BREEDERS INFLUENCES GROWTH AND SELENIUM STATUS OF PROGENY

Kevin Liu – Adisseo Asia Pacific, Singapore
16:40-16:50

SEVEN DAYS GROWTH TRIAL ALLOWS ACCURATE SELENIUM SOURCES BIOAVAILABILITY EVALUATION IN CHICKENS

Kevin Liu – Adisseo Asia Pacific, Singapore
16:50-17:00

EFFECTS OF VITAMIN E AND SELEMIUM DEFICIENT DIETS ON THE PATHOLOGY OF GEESE AND MUSCOVY DUCKS

Sontana Mimapan – National Institute of Animal Health, Thailand
17:00-17:10

EFFECT OF IN OVO ADMINISTRATION OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I ON HATCHING CHARACTERISTICS AND PERFORMANCE OF BROILER CHICKENS

Mohammad Mohammadrezaei – Islamic Azad University, Iran
17:10-17:25 Post Graduate and Student Introductions sponsored by the Poultry CRC
17:30-20:30 Post Graduate Welcome BBQ – Roundhouse Lawns


| Sunday, 8 Feb | Monday, 9 Feb | Tuesday, 10 Feb | Wednesday, 11 Feb |


Tuesday 10 February 2015

ENERGY vs PROTEIN AND AMINO ACIDS – HOW TO STRIKE A BALANCE

Chair: Dr. David Cadogan - Feedworks

9:00-9:45

AMINO ACIDS VERSUS ENERGY: TRENDS IN FEEDING MODERN COMMERCIAL BROILERS

Michael Kidd – University of Arkansas, USA

9:45-10:30

ON FREE AMINO ACIDS: THEIR ROLE IN STARCH AND PROTEIN DIGESTIVE DYNAMICS

Peter Selle – University of Sydney, Australia

10:30-10:40

EFFECT OF NET ENERGY FORMULATION ON BROILER PERFORMANCE AND CARCASS COMPOSITION

Robert Swick – University of New England, Australia

10:40-10:50

IMMEDIATE POSTHATCH NUTRIENT RESTRICTION: THE EFFECT ON BROILER MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT AND OCCURRENCE OF INTRAMUSCULAR FAT

Dean Powell – University of Sydney, Australia

10:50-11:00

A DEFICIENT SUPPLY OF METHIONINE CHANGES THE COMPOSITION AND METABOLISM OF THE PECTORALIS MAJOR MUSCLE IN GROWING BROILERS

J.Alberto Conde-Aguilera – INRA, France

11:00-11:30

MORNING TEA


ENERGY, PROTEIN AND MINERALS IN BROILER NUTRITION

Chair: Professor Wayne Bryden - University of Queensland

11:30-11:40

IMPACT OF INCREASING DIETARY AMINO ACID DENSITY IN BROILERS FED LOW METABOLIZABLE ENERGY

Channarayapatna Girish – Evonik Industries, Singapore

11:40-11:50

PERFORMANCE OF ROSS 308 BROILERS FED DIFFERENT LEVELS OF ENERGY AND BALANCED PROTEIN UNDER MODERATE HEAT STRESS

Alex Chang – Aviagen Group, USA

11:50-12:00

THE SID OF AMINO ACIDS OF WHEAT-DDGS MEASURED BY TWO DIFFERENT METHODS

Mike Bedford – AB Vista Feed Ingredients, United Kingdom

 
12:00-12:10

EFFECT OF CANOLA MEAL SOURCE ON BROILER PERFORMANCE

Robert Swick – University of New England, Australia

12:10-12:20

PHYTASE INFLUENCES THE INHERENTLY DIFFERENT STARCH DIGESTIVE DYNAMICS OF WHEAT- AND MAIZE- BASED BROILER DIETS

Ha Hong Truong – University of Sydney, Australia

12:20-12:30

EFFECT OF A NOVEL BACTERIAL PHYTASE SUPPLEMENTATION ON PERFORMANCE, BONE MINERALIZATION AND NUTRIENT UTILIZATION OF BROILERS FED DIETS CONTAINING RICE BRAN AND MBM WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PHOSPHORUS

Yuwares Ruangpanit – Kasetsart University, Thailand

12:30-12:40

RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKENS TO DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PHYTASE, CALCIUM AND AVAILABLE PHOSPHORUS

Marjina Akter – University of New England, Australia

12:40-12:50

INTERACTIONBETWEEN PHYTASE AND CALCIUM SOURCE, CONCENTRATION AND PARTICLE SIZE ON BROILER PERFORMANCE AND SKELETAL INTEGRITY

Emma Bradbury –University of Sydney, Australia

12:50-13:00

MEASUREMENT OF TRUE ILEAL CALCIUM DIGESTIBILITY OF MEAT AND BONE MEAL FOR BROILER CHICKENS

Muhammad Naveed Anwar – Massey University, New Zealand

13:00-14:00

LUNCH


**CONCURRENT SESSIONS**

CONCURRENT SESSION A: WEBSTER THEATRE
BROILER NUTRITION AND PERFORMANCE

Chair: Dr. Bob Swick - University of New England

14:00-14:10

VISCOSITY OF LUPINUS ANGUSTIFOLIUS SEEDS – COMPARISON OF IN VITRO AND IN VIVO EVALUATION IN BROILER CHICKENS

Pawel Konieczka – The Kielanowski Insitute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, Poland

14:10-14:20

INFLUENCE OF FEED FORM AND PARTICLE SIZE ON THE PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT UTILISATION OF BROILER STARTERS FED MAIZE-BASED DIETS

Reza Abdollahi – Massey University, New Zealand

14:20-14:30

XYLANASES ENHANCE NUTRITIVE VALUE OF SOYBEAN MEAL

Kevin Liu – Adisseo Asia Pacific, Singapore

14:30-14:40

PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT DIGESTIBILITY IN BROILERS IN RESPONSE TO INCREASING DOSES OF PHYTASE

Yueming Dersjant-Li – Danisco Animal Nutrition, United Kingdom

14:40-14:50

IMPACT OF PROCESSING CONDITIONS ON AMINO ACID DIGESTIBILITY OF EXPELLER-EXTRACTED CANOLA MEAL FOR BROILER CHICKENS

Mehdi Toghyani – University of New England, Australia

14:50-15:00

RESPONSE OF BROILER CHICKENS TO RISING LEVELS OF SPRAY-DRIED PORCINE PLASMA

Sleman Mohammed Beski – University of New England, Australia

15:00-15:10

XYLANASE CAN IMPROVE PERFORMANCE OF BOTH A SIMPLE WHEAT/SOYA DIET AND A MORE COMPLEX DIET IN BROILERS

Robert ten Doeschate – AB Vista Feed Ingredients, United Kingdom

15:10-15:20

EFFECT OF NUTRITIONAL EMULSIFIER ON FEED EFFICIENCY IN BROILERS FED DIETS BASED ON TWO DIFFERENT FAT COMPOSITIONS

Marc Rovers – Orffa Additives BV, The Netherlands

   
15:30-16:00 AFTERNOON TEA

CONCURRENT SESSION B: PALFREY ROOM

FOOD SAFETY AND BIRD HEALTH

Chair: Dr. Peter Groves

14:00-14:10

THE SALMONELLA INITIATIVE

Kylie Hewson – Australian Egg Corporation, Australia

14:10-14:20

SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM INFECTION IN LAYING HENS

Kapil Chousalkar – University of Adelaide, Australia

14:20-14:30

AN EXAMINATION OF EGGSHELL PORE STRUCTURE AND PENETRATION BY SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM

Aaron Ray – University of New England, Australia

14:30-14:40

PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF THE DURATION OF PROTECTION OF VAXSAFE® ST VACCINE AGAINST SALMONELLA SHEDDING IN LAYERS

Greg Underwood – Bioproperties Pty Limited, Australia

14:40-14:50

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE OF ESCHERICHIA COLI IN RETAIL CHICKEN CARCASSES FROM VIETNAM

Kathleen Sary – University of Montreal, Canada

14:50-15:00

A LOOP ISOTHERMAL AMPLIFICATION ASSAY TO DETECT FOWL ADENOVIRUS – 8 IN A VARIETY OF POULTRY MATERIALS

Katrin Renz – University of New England, Australia

15:00-15:10

INFECTIOUS BURSAL DISEASE ANTIBODY LEVELS AND VIRAL LOAD IN BURSA, FAECES, LITTER AND DUST FOLLOWING INFECTION OF COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS AT 0 AND 14 DAYS OF AGE

Kanchana Jayasundara – University of New England, Australia

15:10-15:20

TISSUE DISTRIBUTION AND SHEDDING PROFILES OF CHICKEN ANAEMIA VIRUS IN SPECIFIC PATHOGEN-FREE AND COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS

Mamdouh Alsharari– University of New England, Australia

 15:20-15:30

KINETICS OF RISPENS CVI988 VACCINE VIRUS IN SINGLE AND MIXED INFECTIONS WITH VERY VIRULENT MAREK’S DISEASE VIRUS IN ISA BROWN CHICKENS

Sithara Ralapanawe – University of New England, Australia

15:30-16:00 AFTERNOON TEA

CONCURRENT SESSION C: WEBSTER THEATRE

EFFECT OF NUTRITION ON BROILER HEALTH, PERFORMANCE AND ENVIRONMENT

Chair: Professor Mingan Choct - University of New England

16:00-16:10

EARLY FEEDING AND HIGH AMINO ACID LEVEL ON PERFORMANCE OF BROILERS UNDER SUBCLINICAL NE CHALLENGE

Chuck Keeqin – University of New England, Australia

16:10-16:20

THE ROLE OF SUPPLEMENTAL GLYCINE ON BROILERS PERFORMANCE UNDER SUBCLINICAL NECROTIC ENTERITIS

Danny Xue – University of New England, Australia

16:20-16:30

ROLE OF DIET ON ODOUR EMISSIONS FROM MEAT CHICKENS

Nishchal Sharma – University of New England, Australia

16:30-16:40

SUPERDOSING PHYTASE IN WHEAT-BASED DIETS IMPROVES LITTER AND FOOT PAD SCORE WHILST SIMULTANEOUSLY IMPROVING PERFORMANCE

Mike Bedford – AB Vista Feed Ingredients, United Kingdom

16:40-16:50

ANTIOXIDANTS IN BROILER BREEDER DIETS CAN AFFECT OFFSPRING PERFORMANCE

David Lamot - Cargill Animal Nutrition Innovation Centre, The Netherlands

   
   
18:00 SHARP Bus Departs Rydges Camperdown for King Street Wharf – ‘Starship Sydney’
   
18:45-22:45 Symposium Dinner – Starship Sydney cruising the beautiful Sydney Harbour

CONCURRENT SESSION D: PALFREY ROOM

GUT HEALTH

Chair: Professor Robert Moore - CSIRO

16:00-16:10

IMPROVING FEED DIGESTIBILITY AND BROILER PERFORMANCE USING BACILLUS SUBTILIS

David Harrington – Chr.Hansen A/S, Denmark

16:10-16:20

USING BACILLUS SUBTILIS IN LOW PROTEIN BROILER DIETS

David Harrington – Chr.Hansen A/S, Denmark

16:20-16:30

IMMUNOGENIC INGREDIENTS IN POULTRY: APPLICATION OF INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS LEADING TO SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY

Marco Martinez-Cummer – Elanco Animal Health, USA

16:30-16:40

THE IMPACT OF BEDDING MATERIALS ON BROILER PERFORMANCE

Sarbast Kheravii – University of New England, Australia

   
   
18:00 SHARP Bus Departs Rydges Camperdown for King Street Wharf – ‘Starship Sydney’
   
18:45-22:45 Symposium Dinner – Starship Sydney cruising the beautiful Sydney Harbour


| Sunday, 8 Feb | Monday, 9 Feb | Tuesday, 10 Feb | Wednesday, 11 Feb |


Wednesday 11 February 2015

8:00-9:00 WPSA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Palfrey Room

POULTRY WELFARE – DRIVING CHANGES ACROSS THE INDUSTRY

Chair: Dr. Kelly Drake - SARDI

9:00-9:45

FEATHER PECKING IN LAYERS – STATE OF RESEARCH AND IMPLICATIONS

Werner Bessei – University of Hohenheim, Germany

9:45-9:55

VISUAL IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL FEATHER PECKERS BY USING PLUMAGE COVER METRICS AND FEATHER CONSUMPTION IN LAYING HENS

Sungbo Cho – University of Queensland, Australia

9:55-10:05

NEST-BOX USE BY YOUNG FREE RANGE HENS MAY BE INFLUENCED BY PERCHING LOCATION RESULTING FROM SOCIAL AVOIDANCE

Greg Cronin – University of Sydney, Australia

10:05 - 10:15

FREE RANGE BROILER CHICKEN BEHAVIOURAL TIME BUDGETS: INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE SHED

Peta Taylor - University of Melbourne, Australia

10:15-11:00

WELFARE AND EFFICIENCY IN POULTRY PRODUCTION

Marian Dawkins – University of Oxford, United Kingdom

10:50-11:20 MORNING TEA

Poultry Welfare cont.

Chair: Dr. Greg Cronin

11:20-11:35

AUTOMATED ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE IN COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKEN FLOCKS USING OPTICAL FLOW

Marian Dawkins – University of Oxford, United Kingdom

11:35-11:45

IDENTIFICATION OF BIOMARKERS FOR FOOTPAD DERMATITIS DEVELOPMENT AND WOUND HEALING

Matthew Bekker - Novus Nutrition Ltd, Australia

11:45-11:55 INCUBATION TEMPERATURE: INFLUENCE ON CHICK HATCH TIME AND BONE ASH

Wendy Muir – University of Sydney, Australia

11:55-12:05

GUT IMPACTION IN FREE RANGE HENS

Isabelle Ruhnke – University of New England, Australia

12:05-12:15

THE EFFECT OF TIME OFF WATER ON THE WELFARE OF SPENT LAYING HENS

Alan Tilbrook – SARDI, Australia

12:15-12:30

WELFARE PROBLEMS IN LAYING HENS IN EUROPE

Werner Bessei – University of Hohenheim, Germany

12:30-12:40

A BRIEF REVIEW OF DRIVERS FOR CHANGE IN THE FREE RANGE POULTRY INDUSTRY

Kelly Drake - SARDI, Australia

12:40-12:50

FREE RANGE FARM DEMOGRAPHICS AND PRACTICES IN AUSTRALIA – PRELIMINARY DATA

Isabelle Ruhnke – University of New England, Australia

12:50-13:00

CHALLENGES TO FREE RANGE POULTRY IN LOW RAINFALL REGIONS

Carolyn de Koning – SARDI, Australia

   
13:00-13:05 Poultry CRC Student Award  - Ms. Liz Roan
 13:05-13:15  Close of APSS 2015 – Associate Professor Juliet Roberts
13:15-14:00

Lunch



| Sunday, 8 Feb | Monday, 9 Feb | Tuesday, 10 Feb | Wednesday, 11 Feb |