This program will cover information on designing new feed mills and selecting conveying, drying, grinding, conditioning and feed mixing equipment. Program topics include 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.
Practical demonstration of sinking, floating and high-fat aquafeed will be shown 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, programs and application forms, contact Dr. Mian N. Riaz, 2476 TAMU, Food Protein R&D Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, U.S., 77843-2476; Tel: 1.979.845.2774; Fax: 1.979.845.2744; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; and www.tamu.edu/extrusion.