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Posted 21 May 2024 in Animal Nutrition

Yucca Extract: Multifunctional Benefits

Yucca schidigera is an herbaceous plant of lily family, native to the deserts of the southwestern United State and northern Mexico. It contains two active compounds: at least 10.5% steroidal saponins and polyphenols. Saponins are similarly...

Posted 7 Mar 2024 in Animal Nutrition

The new feed enzyme – Glucose Oxidase

It is well known that in the current floor pen with deep litter system, day old broiler chickens could benefit from non-starch polysaccharides components in the litter to establish the dynamic microbiota. However, when the intestinal...

Posted 26 Feb 2024 in Animal Nutrition

Coated Urea: Unlocking Ruminant Nutrition

Rumen microorganisms can utilize non-protein nitrogen (NPN) such as ammonia to synthesis rumen microbial proteins for cattle and sheep. Urea is a cheap source of NPN but the hydrolysis rate of urea in the rumen is speedy and exceeds the...

Posted 13 Feb 2024 in Animal Nutrition

Soluble and insoluble fibre for layer chickens

Layer chickens’ dietary fibre comprises a significant part of plant feedstuffs and is chemically defined as the non-starch polysaccharides (NSP). The NSP include various fibre types such as lignin, β-glucans, arabinoxylans, uranic acid,...

Posted 30 Nov 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Glucose oxidase application in poultry production

Chicken gut health is crucial in antibiotics-free period. Some alternatives such as probiotics, postbiotics, prebiotics, bile acids, antimicrobial peptides, essential oils, and vaccinations have been gradually accepted in poultry...

Posted 5 Oct 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Exploring Alternative Sweeteners in Dog Food

Currently most dogs are fed highly processed food that is quite different from canine ancestral diets. Sweeteners are quite often included in processed dog food to mask unpleasant taste or enhance the acceptance of the food.  In the...

Posted 26 Sep 2023 in Animal Nutrition

L-Arginine application in reduced protein diets

It is well known that reduced protein diets in broiler chickens could lessen nitrogen excretion and environmental pollution. However, the successful strategy for broiler chicken production fed on reduced protein diets largely depends on...

Posted 8 Sep 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Taurine supplementation in aquatic feeds

Taurine is a β-amino acid containing a sulfonate instead of a carboxylic group in α-amino acids. It is vital for organ development and aging but not for protein synthesis. Taurine is needed for membrane stabilization, has cytoprotective...

Posted 1 Sep 2023 in Animal Nutrition

Exogenous bile acids and gut health for weaning piglets

Gut health is important for weaning piglets, in particular when the high dosage of ZnO and antibiotics are removed from piglets feeds.. Apart from the dietary nutrients’ digestion and absorption, the gut is the largest immune organ in...