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on October 26, 2017
Additives

Benefits of fiber feed additives in poultry nutrition

Insoluble fiber source is essential for poultry welfare and performance

Poultry have an inherent need for fiber to maintain a healthy digestive system. Soluble fibers can be used as an energy source by poultry; however, they also reduce the digestibility of nutrients, such as protein, starch and fat. They do this by increasing digesta viscosity, by binding them in…

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