The second critical control process for consistently meeting the feed formula specifications is the mixing operations. This session highlights the importance of achieving a homogeneous mixture within a specified time while allowing for the sequential addition of raw materials, micro ingredients and liquids. The various types of mixers and their influence on cross contamination and carryover is explained.
Mixers and Mixer design
Mixers and Mixing Process: Factors that impact mixing dispersion and homogeneity
Dr. Charles Stark is the Jim and Carol Brown Professor in Feed Technology at Kansas State University. Dr. Stark received his degrees in animal sciences (B.S.) and grain science (M.S., Ph.D.) at Kansas State University. Before joining K-State he...
Feed Mill Owner and Feed Mill Engineering Consultant
A mechanical engineer by training Ryan started with San Miguel Philippines in 1988 and undertook various positions, including head of Maintenance, Plant Engineer and latterly Manufacturing Manager for the company’s feed milling operations based in...