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Animal Nutrition Attended the XXV World Poultry Congress

Published 26 September, 2016

The XXV World Poultry Congress (WPC) was successfully held between the 5th - 9th of September 2016 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China.

The congress was hosted by the Chinese Branch of the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA-CN) and the Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (CAAV).

The WPSA is the only academic organization focusing on poultry research and production worldwide, with more than 70 branches and around 10,000 members. The WPC is honorably called the “Olympic Games of the Poultry World” and is held every four years. Scientists and technology experts from famous companies all over the world gather to discuss diverse topics including poultry breading, nutrition, diseases and management.

Animal Nutrition was represented at the congress by its Editor in Chief Professor Mingan Choct. He not only hosted the Plenary Session on “Resource Restriction and Technical Solutions” but also gave a talk titled with “Feed Resources: Limitation, Exploration and Utilization”. During this presentation, Professor Choct analyzed the current status of feed resources and provided his solution to the problems.

Animal Nutrition also hosted a table at the congress. The Managing Editors of the journal communicated with authors and readers from various countries and regions, distributed copies of the journal, and demonstrated the submission and editorial system - EVISE on site. Everyone from Animal Nutrition believes increasing the international visibility of the journal through such a global academic platform will benefit its future development.

With more than 4,000 people attending it is clear that the study of poultry nutrition is extremely active. Given this thriving community the Editorial Office of Animal Nutrition has every faith that it will grow into a high quality international journal providing a communication platform for ever more research in the subject area.

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