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Enzymes in poultry nutrition

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Maria Francesch
IRTA
I. Introduction In all vegetable-based diets such as wheat, corn and soybean meal, up to 83% of dietary phosphorus (P) is bound to phytate (Li et al., 2016; Aureli et al., 2017). Phytate is known to contain bound P that is unavailable to the broilers, resulting in the use of inorganic-P sources such as monocalcium phosphate and dicalcium phosphate (NRC, 1994) in order to fulfill the broiler P requirements. However, the use of inorganic-P sources in broilers not only increases the...
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Sudipto Haldar
Sudipto Haldar and 2 more
I. Introduction Phytase enzymes are commonly used in the pig and poultry feed industry mainly to increase the availability of phosphorus (P) from plant ingredients. Additionally, phytase improves the availability of other nutrients such as Ca, digestible amino acids (AA), and energy (Dersjant4Li et al. 2015a) by facilitating breakdown of phytate P and thus negating its anti-nutritional effects on nutrient digestibility. Combination of Phytase with NSP enzymes has proven to be an...
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Feed accounts for more than 70% of total production cost in Poultry and optimization of performance using least feed cost is one of the pre requisites to ensure profitable Poultry production. With changes in the raw material availability, price, quality and so on, there is a huge demand to finding alternate forms of ingredients which optimise the performance and at the same time do not allow the feed cost go to the higher side.  Although alternative ingredients are an economical...
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John Boney
John Boney and 3 more
PennState - University Pennsylvania State
John Boney (Pennsylvania State University)      New generations of feed enzymes are included to enhance nutrient utilization. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of a new generation phytase, HiPhorius (HP), and protease, ProAct 360, when fed to peaking hens. Dietary treatments included Positive Control (PC), Negative Control 1 (NC1) at 0.15% nPP, NC1+600 FYT/kg HP, NC1+900 FYT/kg HP, Negative Control 2 (NC2) with a 2% crude protein (CP)...
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Dr Charles Brearley
University of East Anglia
Introduction There are four forms of phytic acid (inositol hexakisphosphate, InsP 6 ), which have been identified in nature, myo, neo-, scyllo- and D-chiro-, that differ in their stereochemical conformation (Fig. S1) and association with metal ions as phytates in different soils (Turner et al., 2002). Among these, myo-inositol hexakisphosphate (InsP 6 ) garners the most attention from plant scientists. It is the principal storage form of phosphorus in plants,...
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I. INTRODUCTION As we learn more about the negative impacts of calcium (Ca) on the availability of phosphorus (P) in broiler diets, it highlights how little we know about Ca requirements, digestibility of Ca in ingredients and optimal Ca to P ratios. The interactions through which Ca exerts some of its negative effects can be direct or through chelation’s with phytate and the latter having a profound impact on the efficacy of phytase and on P digestibility....
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John Boney
PennState - University Pennsylvania State
Effects of superdoses of phytase on peaking Hy-Line W-36 laying hen egg production and egg quality
John Boney (Pennsylvania State University) comments on improvements in egg production with superdosing of phytase while reducing phosphorus, in this Engormix interview during IPPE 2024 in Atlanta, USA....
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Common mistakes using enzymes in poultry nutrition
Dr. Piotr Stanislawski shares his experience with Engormix members regarding the use of enzymes in poultry diets and gives his advice on how to do it properly....
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Velmurugu Ravindran
Massey University
Soybean meal (SBM) and canola meal (CM) are two plant-based protein sources which contain reasonable amounts (2.9 and 6.8 g/kg, respectively) of calcium (Ca). Currently, no published values are available for the Ca digestibility in SBM and limited studies (Anwar et al., 2018; Moss et al., 2018) are available for the Ca digestibility in CM. Microbial phytases are now routinely added in poultry diets to improve the bioavailability of phosphorus (P) bound to phytate (myo-inositol hexaphosphate)...
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Peter Ferket
Peter Ferket and 3 more
North Carolina State University - NCSU
Broiler chickens spend one third of their lives developing inside an egg. Hence, understanding and optimising the in ovo environment is fundamental. The pH of body fluids is tightly regulated to maintain critical physiological functions such as gas exchanges. Enzymes equally have an optimum pH range that determines their efficiency. Changes to these conditions, may impact on the efficiency of O2 transport or enzyme activity. Embryonic development requires a continuous flow of O2 delivery and...
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Dr. Peter Selle
The University of Sydney
I. INTRODUCTION Phytase is commonly used in broiler diets at a typical dose level of 1000 FTU/kg feed to increase the P availability from phytate and reduce the need for inorganic phosphate inclusion. Increasing the phytase dose above this level is expected to further reduce the need to add inorganic phosphate and further reduce P excretion. In addition, if a phytase can break down phytate quickly and completely in the upper gastrointestinal tract, it will mitigate the...
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Dr. Peter Selle
The University of Sydney
I. INTRODUCTION Mannan is a plant based-NSP derived from polymerisation of mannose sugars, it is categorised as galactomannan or glucomannan based on the presence of galactose and glucose side chains (Aspinall, 1973). Generally, galactomannan is the dominant form in legumes (Sundu et al., 2012). The ratio between mannose to galactose dictates the water solubility of galactomannan where galactose has a strong capacity to bind water and increase gut viscosity. The β-mannan in...
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Mingan Choct
University of New England
INTRODUCTION Cereal grains and vegetable protein sources contain between 10-75% of non-starch polysaccharides (NSP). NSP in cereals form part of the cell wall structure and in vegetable proteins, such as legumes, may also play a role as an energy storage material. As far as monogastric animal nutrition is concerned, NSP as the major part of fibre (fibre is the sum of NSP and lignin) are regarded as feed components that...
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Dr. Peter Selle
The University of Sydney
I. INTRODUCTION Broiler diets are formulated on the basis of ideal protein ratios (IPR) where selected amino acid requirements are expressed relative to lysine (100). However, IPR have been developed over decades for standard diets rather than diets with reduced-CP. This has led to the possibility that reduced-CP diets require modified IPR. For this reason, two sets of ratios were evaluated in diets with 210 and 180 g/kg CP in a 2 × 2 factorial design. II....
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Ali Afsar
Ali Afsar and 3 more
Evonik Animal Nutrition
DL-Methionine (DL-Met, 99%) and liquid DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthio butanoic acid (methionine hydroxy analogue-free acid, MHA-FA, 88%) are often used in commercial poultry feeds to meet the requirements for Methionine+Cysteine (M+C). However, differences in chemical properties and absorption decrease the relative bioavailability value (RBV) of MHAFA, which corresponds to 65% of DL-Met for performance . This study aimed to confirm that MHA-FA can be replaced with DL-Met at a...
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The genetic potential of modern broiler strains can only be exploited by focusing on their changed nutritional requirements. Feed is the most important aspect of poultry production which is primarily based on corn and soy, but the cost of feed ingredients for poultry diets continues to rise due to increased demand and decreased availability. This has resulted in rise in conventional feed formulations, making it important to understand the composition of alternative feed ingredients. The cell...
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ABSTRACT Enteric infections such as coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis in broilers may have a large influence on the endogenous amino acids (eAA) losses within the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). Although not much is known on this topic, more information is available on the effects of these diseases on the apparent ileal digestibility (AID) of amino acids. There are many factors that must be considered when attempting to determine the intestinal flow of eAA, including age of the...
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