Growth performance, nutrient utilization, and digesta characteristics in broiler chickens fed corn or wheat diets without or with supplemental xylanase

    This paper looks at the gut health implications of xylanase addition to poultry diets based on wheat and corn.
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    Product / service: Enzymes, Carbohydrases and Proteases
    Publication date: 23/07/2013
    Species: Poultry, Broiler
    Authors: Kiarie E, Romero LF, Ravindran V
    Doctype: Publications & Citations
    Publication / conference: Poultry Science
    Regions and countries: Global
    Keywords: broiler, growth performance, xylanase, phytase, carbohydrase, volatile fatty acid, arabinoxylan, barley, broilers, corn, ddgs, fibre, nsp, soybean meal, triticale, wheat, canola meal, nutrient utilization and retention, Poultry Science 93 :1186–1196, rye, wheat middlings
    Production challenge(s): Performance growth, Gut health, Increased profitability, Waste Management
    Diets: Corn & soybean meal & high fibre by-products., Corn & sorghum meal & high fibre by-products., Mixed grain, Wheat, rye & triticale, Corn & sorghum meal, Corn & soybean meal 
    Brands: Axtra® XAP, Axtra® XB, Danisco Xylanase, Avizyme®, Axtra® PHY, Phyzyme® XP, Optimize Feed, FASTKit assay
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