dr.ing. T (Teun) Veldkamp

dr.ing. T (Teun) Veldkamp

Senior Researcher Animal Nutrition / Insects as feed

Teun Veldkamp is senior researcher poultry nutrition / insects as feed in the Animal Nutrition department of Wageningen Livestock Research. Dr. Veldkamp joined Wageningen Livestock Research in 1989. In 2002 he received his Ph.D. on the thesis Heat stress and diet utilization in male turkeys The role of dietary energy and amino acids. Now he is working on poultry nutrition research in broilers, laying hens, broiler breeders and turkeys. Main research topics in poultry nutrition are feed evaluation, amino acid requirements, feed additives: efficacy and tolerance trials for registration purposes and since 2012 Dr. Veldkamp is involved in many projects related to insects as feed. Since 2016 Dr. Veldkamp is president of the Study Commission Insects of the European Federation of Animal Science and he is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. Since October 1st, 2019 Dr. Veldkamp is coordinating the EU H2020 project SUSINCHAIN (SUStainable INsect CHAIN).