Dr. Wilmer Pacheco

Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, Department of Poultry Science, Auburn University

Dr. Wilmer Pacheco earned a B.S. degree in Food Science from the Pan American School of Agriculture (Zamorano) in 2005. After graduating, Dr. Pacheco began a feed plant manager training program with Murphy Brown, LLC, where he was responsible for overseeing the production of approximately 10,000 tons of pelleted feed per week. In June 2009, Dr. Pacheco received a scholarship to study at the Department of Poultry Science at North Carolina State University, where he earned his M.S. in Poultry Science and his Ph.D. in Physiology and Nutrition.

Currently, Dr. Pacheco is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist at Auburn University in the State of Alabama. His research activities focus on understanding the interrelationships between feed processing and nutrition on broiler performance. Dr. Pacheco is the primary or secondary author of 33 research articles and 90 news articles, primarily in Feedstuffs magazine, which is the leading source of animal agriculture news in the United States. Dr. Pacheco has been invited to give more than 175 presentations in 16 countries, has served as a primary advisor or member of 25 graduate student committees, and has mentored 22 visiting scholars from 12 countries.

Nutrition Room
Importance of feed presentation and particle size of ingredients on manufacturing costs and performance



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