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Iowa State University

Iowa State University
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Michael Persia
Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech
3060 Litton Reaves Hall
175 W. Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-8339
Fax:     515-294-1399
Email: mpersia@iastate.edu

Education
University of Illinois Ph.D.(Animal Nutrition), 2003
The Ohio State University, M.S. (Animal Nutrition), 1999
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (Animal and Biological Sciences), 1997


Professional Affiliations and Committees
Poultry Science Association
Southern Society of Poultry Science
World Poultry Science Society
Midwest Poultry Consortium and Center of Excellence
Gamma Sigma Delta

Selected Publications
Persia, M. E., J. E. Eaton and W. W. Saylor. 2009. Effects of over-processing soybean meal on phosphorus utilization of chicks. Poult. Sci. (submitted).

Schmidt, C. J., M. E. Persia, E. Feierstein, B. Kingham and W. W. Saylor. 2009. Comparison of a modern broiler and a heritage line unselected since the 1950’s. Poult. Sci. (In Press).

Persia, M. E.. and W. W. Saylor. 2006. Effects of broiler strain, dietary nonphytate phosphorus and phytase supplementation on chick performance and tibia ash. J. Appl. Poult. Res. (15:72-81).

Persia, M. E., E. L. Young, P. L. Utterback, and C. M. Parsons. 2006. Effects of dietary ingredients and Eimeria acervulina infection on chick performance, MEn and amino acid digestibility. Poult. Sci. (85:48-55).

Biggs, P. E., M. E. Persia, K. W. Koelkebeck and C. M. Parsons. 2004. Further evaluation of nonfeed removal methods for molting programs. Poult. Sci. 83:745- 752.

Persia, M. E., D. H. Baker and C. M. Parsons. 2004. Tolerance for excess levels of basic zinc chloride and basic copper chloride in chicks. Br. Poult. Sci. 45:672- 676.

Snow, J. L., M. W. Douglas, K. W. Koelkebeck, A. B. Batal, M. E. Persia, P. E. Biggs and C. M. Parsons. 2004. Minimal phosphorus requirement of one cycle and two cycle (molted) hens. Poult. Sci. 83:917-924.

Douglas, M. W., M. E. Persia and C. M. Parsons. 2003. Impact of galactose, lactose and Growbiotic-B70™ on growth performance and energy utilization when fed to broiler chicks. Poult. Sci. 82:1596-1601.

Persia, M. E., C. M. Parsons and D. H. Baker. 2003. Amelioration of oral copper toxicity in chicks by dietary additions of ascorbic acid, cysteine and zinc. Nutr. Research 23:1709-1718.

Persia, M. E., C. M. Parsons and K. W. Koelkebeck. 2003. Interrelationship between environmental temperature and dietary nonphytate phosphorus in chicks. Poult. Sci. 82:1616-1623.

Persia, M. E., C. M. Parsons, M. Schang, and J. Azcona. 2003. Nutritional evaluation of dried tomato seeds. Poult. Sci. 82:141-146.

Persia, M. E., P. L. Utterback, P. E. Biggs, K. W. Koelkebeck and C. M. Parsons. 2003. Interrelationship between environmental temperature and dietary nonphytate phosphorus in laying hens. Poult. Sci. 82:1763-1768.

Snow, J. L., M. W. Douglas, A. B. Batal, M. E. Persia, P. E. Biggs and C. M. Parsons. 2003. Efficacy of High Available Phosphorus Corn in Laying Hen Diets. Poult. Sci. 82:1037-1041.

Snow, J. L., M. E. Persia, P. E. Biggs, D. H. Baker and C. M. Parsons. 2003. 1 α -hydroxycholecalciferol has little effect on phytate phosphorus utilization in laying hen diets. Poult. Sci. 82:1792-1795.

Persia, M. E., B. A. Dehority, and M. S. Lilburn. 2002. The effects of enzyme supplementation of corn- and wheat-based diets on nutrient digestion and cecal microbial populations in turkeys. J. Appl. Poult. Res. 11:134-145.


Graduate Students
Kevin Bolek, MS, Poultry Nutrition
Erica Chamney, MS, Poultry Nutrition
Muhammed Walugembe, MS, Animal Science

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