18 January 2022

11:00 - 12:35 CET and 14:00 - 15:35 CET

Feed Technology (AM & PM)

Webinar organised with the working group EF2.
Chair: Agnès Narcy (France)

Webinars will be open to registered participants only. Registration fees include online access to the webinars, to all e-posters, and attendance to the on-site event in 2022.

With the support of


Chair: Agnès Narcy (France)


11:00-11:05 CET 
Michel DUCLOS,
INRA, France

11:05-11:35 CET
Birger SVIHUS,
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Redefining the grinding and pelleting process for an optimized micro- and macrostructure

11:35-11:50 CET
Marco Antônio EBBING,
University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Austria
High-temperature-short-time conditioning of compound corn-soybean diet enhances broiler nutrient digestibility

11:50- 12:05 CET
Animal Nutrition Group, Department of Animal Science, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Nitrogen and amino acid digesta flows in broilers fed heat damaged protein ingredients

12:05- 12:30 CET
Round table with Franco CALINI,
Poultry Nutrition Advisor Ravenne, Italy, Marco LARA, Regional Manager Handling Solution and Feed Milling Technology, Animal Nutrition, Brazil, Adam SACRANIE, Senior Nutritionist, Aviagen, UK, Birger SVIHUS, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

12:30-12:35 CET
Michel DUCLOS INRAE, France End of the session


14:00-14:05 CET 
Michel DUCLOS,
INRA, France Welcome

14:05-14:15 CET 
Birger SVIHUS,
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Summary of the morning session

14:15-14:30 CET 
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
In vivo assessment of the effect of starch damage level in soft and hard wheat cultivars caused by processing and its impact on amen and starch digestion rate in broiler chickens

14:30-14:45 CET 
Valorex, France
Varietal selection and technological processes make pulses an alternative of soybean meal by improving their nutritional values

14:45-15:00 CET 
Fozol OVI,
Auburn University, United States
The effect of pre-pelleting whole corn inclusion on growth performance, processing yield, and organ development of broilers

15:00-15:30 CET 
Plenary discussion

15:30-15:35 CET 
Michel DUCLOS,
INRAE, France
End of the session 

Birger Svihus

Birger Svihus graduated from the Agricultural University of Norway in 1991 with a degree in Animal Science, and completed his PhD in Poultry Nutrition at the same University in 1997. He is currently a Professor with the Faculty of Biosciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. He is the author or co-author of approx 75 peer-reviewed scientific papers (H-index 28) and is the author of or contributor to several books (including three within human nutrition), and numerous invited conference papers. His scientific work in poultry nutrition has mainly been within the area of cereal fibre and starch, feed technology, digestive tract function and feeding systems. He had a leading role in the organisation of the 14th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition (2003) and the 14th European Poultry Conference (2014), organized under the auspices of World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA). He was the president of the Norwegian branch of WPSA from 1996 to 2009 and the president of the European Federation of WPSA from 2014 to 2018. Since 2015, he has been Editor-in-Chief in British Poultry Science.