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Replacing soy in broiler diets. Effect on performance, carcass yield and...

A randomized trial (36 d) was conducted using 20 pens (20 m2, 280 Ross PM3 birds). A starter and grower diet (12.6/13.0 MJ ME,...

Comparison of wheat and maize-based diets on growth performance and meat...

Maize and wheat are a major source of energy in broiler diets. Generally, wheat-based diets are offered to broiler chickens in Europe, Australia and...

On free amino acids: their role in starch and protein digestive...

The quantity of glucose and amino acids absorbed from the small intestine is a function of dietary concentrations, feed intakes and digestibility coefficients. Moreover,...

High levels of cottonseed meal supplemented with composite microbial enzymes

Effects of cottonseed meal supplemented with composite microbial enzymes on broiler chickens  Soybean meal (SBM) is the premier plant protein source used by the poultry...

Evaluating phosphorous equivalency of phytases

The use of exogenous enzymes in non-ruminant nutrition is a valuable tool to increase digestibility and therefore spare the inclusion of expensive nutrients whilst...

Influence of feed form and particle size on the performance and...

The present experiment was designed to examine the influence of feed form and particle size in maize-based diets on the performance and nutrient utilisation...

Phosphorus: how low can we go in broiler diets?

Phosphorus (P) is essential for all forms of life. Dietary P content either in excess of, or below requirements may adversely affect broiler performance....

Phytase influences the inherently different starch digestive dynamics of wheat- and...

Evaluating the inclusion of exogenous phytase in broiler diets based on wheat and maize to identify whether phytase has an effect on starch digestive dynamics.