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In majority of formulations in poultry industry phytase and NSPases are included in the diets. Adding protease as a 3rd exogenous enzyme does not bring significant additional benefit. Need to consider ROI of protease.
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Background The avian ceca generally have a more important role in digestion than the cecum in most mammals. Avian ceca are usually finger-shaped blind pouches, presenting as lateral extensions at the junction of the small and large intestine and are commonly present in pairs. In birds the ceca vary considerably in size and morphology; ranging from very long, such as in most domestic poultry, to c ...
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Thanks for the nice article the highlights again the importance to chose the right types of fibre to get positive effects in poultry. One important comment on Fermentability and Solubility: That´s two different parameters which must not be mixed up. Soluble means degradable in the SMALL intestine. Fermentable means metabolized by gut microbiota in the LARGE intestine. It´s true that soluble raw ...
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EXPERIENCE WITH TURKEYS further confirms this trend. Even Free Range Turkeys, with enhanced fibre intake, still go crazy when given access to fresh bedding. I estimate consumption of 60-70% of bedding material within a few days. Feed text books recommend a maximum fibre of 4-5% in Turkey Rations, but the high dilution rate from bedding produces minimal effect on growth or FCE. We are now developin ...
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Professional Title: Specialist in Animal Nutrition