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Overview of Fat Digestion in Poultry

Dr. Fifi Zaefarian's lecture at Massey University offers a comprehensive exploration of fat digestion in poultry, shedding light on the intricate processes that govern nutrient absorption in avian species. Drawing on her expertise, Dr. Zaefarian delves into the physiological mechanisms that underpin the breakdown and utilization of fats, a pivotal aspect of poultry nutrition. The lecture navigates through the complexities of avian digestive systems, elucidating how enzymes and physiological adaptations facilitate efficient fat digestion. Dr. Zaefarian synthesizes contemporary research findings and practical insights, providing a nuanced understanding of the factors influencing fat metabolism in poultry. This educational discourse not only deepens our comprehension of avian physiology but also holds relevance for optimizing poultry diets, thereby contributing to advancements in animal nutrition and the sustainable production of poultry products. Attendees can anticipate gaining valuable insights that bridge theoretical knowledge with practical applications in poultry science and agriculture.

Instructor Bio

Dr. Fifi Zaefarian
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Fifi Zaefarian works as a Senior Lecturer in Poultry Nutrition for Monogastric Research Centre, Massey University, New Zealand. Fifi graduated with PhD degree in Poultry Nutrition from University of Tehran, Iran. She has published in top ranking Animal Science Journals and already has over 100 scientific communications, including 45 peer-reviewed articles and one book chapter. As an invited speaker, Fifi has presented her work in a number of international conferences and industry seminars. Fifi’s current interest is poultry nutrition focusing on nutrient digestion, feed additives and feed evaluation.


Date: 8 Mar 2024

Type: Live Webinar

Topic: Poultry

Level: Basic


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