Effect of calcium level and phytase addition on ileal phytate degradation and amino acid digestibility of broilers fed corn-based diets

    This study investigated the effect of dietary Ca to available P (AvP) ratio and phytase supplementation on bone ash, ileal phytate degradation, and nutrient digestibility in broilers fed corn-based diets.
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    Product / service: Enzymes, Phytases
    Publication date: 14/04/2014
    Species: Poultry, Broiler
    Authors: Plumstead PW
    Doctype: Publications & Citations
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    Regions and countries: Global
    Keywords: amino acid, available phosphorus, bone mineralisation, bone mineralization, calcium, calcium deficiency, phosphorus deficiency, phytate degradation, Skeletal health, broiler
    Production challenge(s): Skeletal health, phosphorus deficiency, calcium deficiency
    Diets: Corn & soybean meal & high fibre by-products., Corn & sorghum meal & high fibre by-products., Corn & soybean meal , Corn & sorghum meal
    Brands: Axtra® PHY, Phyzyme® XP, Optimize Feed, FASTKit assay
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