AOAC, Association of Official Agricultural Chemists international (2006). AOAC International guidelines for laboratories performing microbiological and chemical analyses of food and pharmaceuticals: An aid to interpretation of ISO/IEC 17025:2005. AOAC international. https://www.aoac.org/
Abdollahi, M., Ravindran, V., Wester, T., Ravindran, G., & Thomas, D. (2012). Effect of improved pellet quality from the addition of a pellet binder and.or moisture to a wheat-based diet conditioned at two different temperatures on performance; apparent metabolisable energy and ileal digestibility of starch and nitrogen in broilers. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 175, 150-157.
Abdollahi, M., Zaefarian, F.,& Ravindran, V. (2018a). Feed intake response of broilers: Impact of feed processing. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 237, 154-165.
Abdollahi, M., Zaefarian, F., Ravindran, V., & Selle, P., (2018b). The interactive influence of dietary nutrient density and feed form on the performance of broiler chickens. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 239, 33-43.
Beaman, K., Lilly, K., Gehring, C., Turk, P., & Moritz, J. (2012). Influence of pelleting on the efficacy of an exogenous enzyme cocktail using broiler performance and metabolism. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 21, 744-756.
De Coca-Sinova, A., & Mateos, G. G., González-Alvarado, J., Centeno, C., Lázaro, R., & JiménezMoreno, E. (2011).Comparative study of two analytical procedures for the determination of acid insoluble ash for evaluation of nutrient retention in broilers.Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research
, 9, 761-768. doi.org/10.5424/sjar/20110903-439-10
Dozier III, W., Behnke, K., Gehring, C.,& Branton, S. (2010). Effects of feed form on growth performance and processing yields of broiler chickens during a 42-day production period. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 19, 219-226.
Engberg, R.M., Hedemann, M. S., & Jensen, B. B. (2002). The influence of grinding and pelleting of feed on the microbial composition and activity in the digestive tract of broiler chickens. British Poultry Science, 43, 569-579.
Glover, B., Foltz, K., Holásková, I., & Moritz, J. (2015). Effects of modest improvements in pellet quality and experiment pen size on broiler chicken performance. Journal of Applied Poultry Research
, 25, 21-28. doi.org/10.3382/japr/pfv054
Lemme, A., Wijtten P., Van Wichen, J., Petri, A., & Langhout, D. (2006). Responses of male growing broilers to increasing levels of balanced protein offered as coarse mash or pellets of varying quality. Poultry Science, 85, 721-730.
Loar II, R., & Corzo, A. (2011). Effects of feed formulation on feed manufacturing and pellet quality characteristics of poultry diets. World's Poultry Science Journal, 67, 19-28.
Mohammadi Ghasemabadi, M. H., Moravej, H., Shivazad, M., Karimi Torshizi, M. A., & Kim, W. K. (2019). Effects of feed form and particle size; and pellet binder on performance; digestive tract parameters; intestinal morphology; and cecal microflora populations in broilers. Poultry Science
, 98, 1432-1440. doi.org/10.3382/ps/pey488
Naeini, S. Z., Rezvani, M. R., Akhlaghi, A., Atashi, H., & Daryabari, H. (2013). Effects of different dietary fat and oil supplements on performance, carcass, and blood characteristics in broiler chickens. European Poultry Science, 77(2), 90-95.
Parsons, A., Buchanan, N., Blemings, K., Wilson, M. &, Moritz, J. (2006). Effect of corn particle size and pellet texture on broiler performance in the growing phase.Journal of Applied Poultry Research
, 15, 245-255. doi.org/10.1093/japr/15.2.245
Thomas, M. van der Poel, A. F. B. (1996). Physical quality of pelleted animal feed 1. Criteria for pellet quality. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 61, 89-112.
Thomas, M. van Vliet , T. & van der Poel , A. F. B. (1998). Physical quality of pelleted animal feed 3. Contribution of feedstuff components. Animal Feed Science and Technology
, 70, 59-78. doi.org/10.1016/S0377-8401(97)00072-2
Walter, M. (1990). The inclusion of liquids in compound feeds. Advances in Feed Technology, 2, 36-48.
Zollitsch, W., Knaus, W., Aichinger, F., & Lettner, F. (1997).Effects of different dietary fat sources on performance and carcass characteristics of broilers. Animal Feed Science and Technology
, 66, 63-73. doi.org/10.1016/S0377-8401(96)01126-1