Betaine Increases Percentage Hatched in Broiler Breeders
Cadogan, D.J (Feedworks), T. Wilson (Scolexia), L. Morrisroe (Turi Foods) and P. Scott (Scolexia)
Natural betaine has two roles in nutrition. As an osmoregulator it can protect cell enzymes systems and membranes from ionic inactivation during stress. As a methyl donor via transmethylation, it is more effective than other potential methyl group donors such as methionine and choline (Eklund et al., 2005). Natural betaine has been shown to benefit parameters such as bodyweight gain, feed conversi...