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Poultry Nutrition / Broilers & Layers / Animal Feed Additives
on February 20, 2017

8 broiler feed tips to select the right fats, oils

Very young broilers cannot utilize all fats with the same efficiency as older broilers, whereas not all fats and oils provide the same amount of energy.

There are a good number of commercial sources of feed-grade lipids, being either fats (solid) or oils (liquid). With the exception of coconut fat (which is a vegetable oil in solid state), all vegetable lipids are oils, whereas animal lipids are fats. Hydrogenated oils are also solid, but this…

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