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Redox’s Nutritional specialist, Dr Yumin Bao recently published an important paper in World’s Poultry Science Journal through Taylor and Francis Online detailing, the effect of Amino Acid nutrition on chicken gut health. 

There is considerable interest in the development of reduced protein diets with supplemental amino acids for broiler chickens. Dr Yumin’s paper covers the advantages from an economic, environmental, health and bird welfare position.

The paper discusses the relevant information regarding reduced protein diets, the increase in amino acids requirements to maintain immunity, nutrient digestibility and the interactions with gut pathogens. A comparison between various ideal amino acids diets is also included in his findings.

To read the full published paper, click here

Redox employs a diverse collection of industry specialists and experts whose continued research and findings are leading their industries in innovative new directions. Redox is proud and confident in the continued work Dr Yumin and the rest of our industry experts provide to our business. We hope you find this paper edifying.

Dr Yumin Bao came to Australia in 2002 as a visiting scientist at SARDI in South Australia to study ileal digestibility for growing pigs and then went onto the University of New England to read for his PhD in Poultry Nutrition, graduating in 2007. From 2008-2010 Dr. Bao worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for Alltech based in Bangkok, Thailand where he was involved in next generation feed enzyme development, slowly release urea for dairy cattle and organic trace minerals. In 2011 Dr. Bao was headhunted to the role of postdoctoral research fellow within the Poultry Research Foundation in the University of Sydney to lead a commercially-funded project on nutritional modelling and feed enzyme bioefficacy. In 2014, he joined Evonik based in Singapore as senior technical service manager for amino acids nutrition and gut health in poultry and swine. In August 2017, he joined Redox as animal nutritionist.
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