FEEDAP: "Feed enyzme is safe to use in poultry"
The addition of Hemicell® Feed Enzyme at the recommended dose significantly
improved body weight gain in four trials and feed conversion in three trials.
Therefore, the FEEDAP Panel considers that evidence of efficacy of this enzyme
has been provided at the recommended dose in chickens for
is an enzyme preparation produced by a strain of Bacillus
, using a conventional fermentation technique. The product is a
water-based, stabilized, brown liquid preparation that contains a minimum of 7.2
x 108 U L-1 of ß
-D-mannanase activity. It is
intended for use in chickens for fattening at a recommended dose of 79200 U kg-1
complete feedingstuffs.Safe for animal, consumer and
Chickens for fattening tolerated 12 times the
recommended dose of Hemicell® Feed Enzyme in feed, and therefore, the use of
79200 U kg-1 is considered by the FEEDAP Panel
safe for chickens for fattening.
The FEEDAP Panel also considers that the use of the enzyme
would not pose a risk for the consumer and the environment. The same applies for
the users provided appropriate protective measures are taken."For the latest animal feed
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