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Phytase and phosphorus in Poultry Nutrition

Phytase and Phosphorus: An overview of the U.S. Poultry Industry

Published: February 15, 2011
The U.S. Poultry industry operates in an integrated manner, with the majority of birds owned and managed by relatively few companies. Ten companies represent seventy percent of the 8.8 billion broilers marketed annually in the U.S. The vast majority of turkeys raised in the U.S. are owned by three well-known, leading companies; the top 16 laying hen companies represent 70% of the 258 million layi...
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Nathan Robert Augspurger
United Animal Health
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21 de febrero de 2011

Dear Sir,

We are very much thankful for providing us and updating us on the OPTIMUM Nutrition in terms of Phosporus utility in poultry ration.

Your study is very elaborative but it will be complete if you will update us on the "impact of different water qualities on the efficay of Phytases"

If you have a data or case study material related with below topics/parameters please update us.

1) Any differences in the efficay of Phytases as per Geographical conditions viz. Asia, Australia, Europe etc?

2) Is water quality Viz. heavy metals, hardness, PH etc of water can change the efficay of Enzymes?

3) You have stated that "phytase derived from an E. coli strain released 0.10 to 0.20% P from corn-soybean meal diets at activity concentrations of 250 to 1,000 phytase units (FTU) per kilogram of complete feed (Applegate et al., 2003; Augspurger et al., 2003; 2004; 2007; Pillai et al., 2006)." Is this applicable in Indian Continent too?

Awaiting your feedback.

Thanks and regards,

Dr Jaydip

Saikim Gimbang
21 de febrero de 2011

Very informative, phytase is prooven to be very in the broiler chicken industry

Arshaq Ramzee
23 de febrero de 2011
Use of Phytase especially heat stable Phytase is quite common, as it not only safe good money but also effect the environment positively with reduced excretion of phosphorus. Author deserve good praise for technically explaining the phenomenon of Phytase enzyme, especially effect of quantity of calcium in diet on threshold of phosphorus.
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24 de febrero de 2011
dear thanks to be providing such a great infomation,but i want to chek it out new horizons of phytase,that what topic i could be selected for my research?as i want to research on other effects of phytases on broiler....... thanks and regards tayyab aziz m-sc(hons)animal nutrition(u.a.f)
Hamada AbdelAziz ELshafae
29 de diciembre de 2015
I am very thankful for providing us and updating us on Phosporus requirments and sources in poultry ration. As phytase work to liberate P fro phytic acid , i asked about amount or percentage of liberated P and also other nutrients as protien >>>>>>
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