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How phytase superdosing improves broiler feed conversion

Phytase superdosing can achieve phytate destruction, eliminating lower phytate esters that have anti-nutritional effects.
Superdosing phytase in poultry diets can result in improved feed efficiency and growth performance. Superdosing differs from standard phytase dosing by taking the destruction of the phytate in feed ingredients beyond simply providing feed cost savings through the release of phosphorus (P), and eliminates the anti-nutritional effects that phytate has within the digestive tract.
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