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on February 23, 2017

When to use natural betaine in poultry diets

Betaine remains an interesting additive with advanced applications in modern poultry feed formulations.

The major metabolic function of betaine is well-known, but it suffices to reiterate that betaine is a direct donor of methyl groups, a function similar to that of vitamin choline and amino acid methionine. In this respect, betaine can replace (or spare) methionine and choline. In addition, betaine is an…

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