ANCC 2022 Graduate Student Competition Videos

Learn from the next generation of animal nutritionists

Students were asked to use their creativity to create a 3-minute video summarizing their research. Enjoy their videos!


M1 – Andy Che

Application of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Rapid Analysis of Glucosinolate Content in Canola Meal 

M2 – Munene Kithama

Apparent Metabolizable Energy and Plasma Biochemical Profile in Broiler Chickens Fed Diets Containing Grape (Vitis vinifera), Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), Wild Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) and Apple (Malus pumila/domestica) Pomaces Without or With Multi-Enzymes Supplement 

M3 – Jing Lu

Effects of In Ovo Seaweed Polyphenols and Fucoidans on Performance and Gut Health of Broiler Chickens Challenged with Diet-induced Oxidative Stress

M4 – Yanxing Niu

The Prebiotic Effect of Enzymatically Released Bioactive Components of Canola Meal Fibre on Gut Health and Growth Performance of Broiler Chickens 

M5 – Tetiana Sessingnong

Research on Evaluation of Expeller/Cold-pressed Canola (EPC) as a Valuable Feed Ingredient for Poultry


R1 – Rachel Carey

Effects of Substituting Barley Grain and Silage with High-moisture Corn Products in Western Canadian Beef Finishing Diets on Ruminal Fermentation Patterns and Site and Extent of Starch Digestibility 

R2 – Emily Croft

Feeding Supplemental Energy to Pregnant Beef Cows During Late Gestation to Support Cow-Calf Performance

R3 – Ganqi Deng

Using Synchrotron-based on X-ray Fluorescence to Study Oat Varieties Impact on Minerals Distribution 

R4 – Amanda Meadows

Effect of Dry or Temper Rolling of High or Low Protein Wheat and its Impact on Rumen Parameters, Liver Abscesses, and Growth Performance of Feedlot Cattle 

R5 – Bruna Mion

Complete Replacement of Inorganic Sources of Supplementary Trace Minerals by Organic Sources Alters Systemic Trace Mineral Status, Rumen Fermentation, and Energy Balance in Dairy Cows

R6 – Sang Weon Na

Assessment of Rumen and Fecal Short Chain Fatty Acids Profiles and Microbial Populations in Rumen Fluid and Feces of Beef Cows Under Two Different Feeding Regimes

R7 – Jenilee Peters

Predicting Composition, Intake, and Digestibility of Nutrients in Grazing Cattle Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) of Feces

R8 – Carla Plett

In-vitro Dry Matter Digestibility, an Alternative Method for Silage Quality Assessment 

R9 – María E. Rodríguez

Feeding Trial and Dairy Performance Evaluation Using Faba Bean Seeds: Effects of Raw and Steamed Pressured Faba Bean Seeds in Diets of High Producing Dairy Cows 

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