Friday, May 31, 2013

Event: 20th Annual Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management

20th Annual Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management; September 22-27, 2013.

A one-week Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management will be presented on September 22-27, 2013 at Texas A&M University by staff, industry representative and consultants. This programme will cover information on designing new feed mills and selecting conveying, drying, grinding, conditioning and feed mixing equipment. Current practices for preparing full-fat soy meal processing; recycling fisheries by-products, raw animal products, and secondary resources; raw material, extrusion of floating, sinking, and high fat feeds; spraying and coating fats, digests and preservatives; use of encapsulated ingredients and preparation of premixes, nutritional requirements of warn water fish and shrimp, feed managements and least cost formulation are reviewed.

Practical demonstration of sinking, floating, and high fat aquafeed, are demonstrated on four major types of extruders - (dry, interrupted flights, single and twin screw), using various shaping dies. Other demonstrations include: vacuum coating and lab analysis of the raw material for extrusion. Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis.

For more information, programmes and application forms, contact:

Dr Mian N Riaz

2476 TAMU; Food Protein R&D Center

Texas A&M University; College Station, TX 77843-2476

Phone: 979/845-2774

Fax: 979/845-2744

Email: mnriaz@tamu.edu

Website: http://foodprotein.tamu.edu/extrusion




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