The 14th Annual Practical Short Course on Aquaculture Feed Extrusion,
Nutrition and Feed Management will be held 23-28 September, 2007. This one week
course will be organised at Texas A&M University by staff, industry
representative and consultants.
The 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.
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.
accepted on a first-come basis. For more information, programs and application
forms, contact: Dr. Mian N. Riaz, Tel: +1 979/845-2774, Fax: +1 979/458-0019,
Email: email@example.com, Website: www.tamu.edu/extrusion
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