The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the Poultry Science Association (PSA) recognised Mingan Choct, professor at the University of New England, for his contributions to poultry nutrition.
Bob Hill of H.J. Baker & Bro., presented the Poultry Nutrition Research Award to Choct during the annual PSA meeting in Louisville, Ky.
Choct has established both the Australian Poultry Cooperative Research Center and the Poultry Cooperative Research Center. Since 1995, Choct has been awarded more than $7 million in research and student support grants. More than 270 of his papers are published in journals and proceedings, and he has supervised more than 40 postgraduate students.
The Poultry Nutrition Research Award is sponsored by AFIA as part of its continuing awards program that dates back to 1948. The award was presented to Joseph Moritz of West Virginia University in 2014.