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Dairy Cattle / Ruminant Health & Nutrition / Antibiotic-Free Meat / Animal Feed Additives
on December 15, 2016
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Benefits of fiber-degrading enzymes in dairy cow diets

The addition of enzymatic feed additives to dairy cow diets increase feed intake, animal performance

High feed costs and mounting consumer concerns about the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in livestock production provide ample incentive to revisit and refine the use of enzymes in ruminant diets.

Enzymes can improve feed efficiency and reduce the cost of milk production. Feed additives with enzymatic fiber-degrading activity…

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