Developments and innovations in broiler nutrition in the Netherlands

Published on: 03/11/2010
Author/s : L.L. DE LANGE

SummaryDuring the last decades important triggers for innovation have been the reduction of the output of minerals and nitrogen to the environment and the ban by the EU on the preventive addition of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP’s) to feeds. A good protein evaluation system with an accurate estimation of requirements will minimise the output of nitrogen to the environment, improve intesti...

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Amir Attar Amir Attar
Animal Nutritionist
March 11, 2010
thanks to author. it is a useful review . and i agree with the author. we should go toward the decreasing of mortality due the sudden death and specially ascites and also reducing output of trace minerals and phosphorus.
Hafiz Imran Shakoor Hafiz Imran Shakoor
Animal Nutritionist
April 24, 2010
Loek De lange and the team of De Heus, they are really doing great efforts in making the environment human friendly. Although the use of exogenous enzymes, formulating diets on ideal protein concept , and maintaining electrolyte balance is helpful in reducing the fecal losses still we have to do a lot much to convert the undigested feed materials to valuable products.
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