Tuesday, June 23, 2015

23/06/2015: 22nd Annual Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management, September 20-25, 2015

A one-week Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition and Feed Management will be presented on September 20-25, 2015 at Texas A&M University by staff, industry representative and consultants. This program will cover information on designing new feed mills and selecting conveying, drying, grinding, conditioning and feed mixing equipment. 

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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 warm water fish and shrimp, feed managements and least cost formulation are reviewed.

Practical demonstration of sinking, floating, and high fat aqua feed 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-first-served basis. For more information, programs 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
E-mail: mnriaz@tamu.edu 

Visit the website HERE.

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