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Better feed utilization with enzymes

Most feedstuffs contain some anti-nutritional factors. Soybeans and other legumes, for instance, contain non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) such as phytate, which can lead to digestive problems, decreased performance, and environmental concerns. Adding enzymes to the diet can undermine these problems. Eduardo G. Xavier from the Brazilian Federal University de Pelotas has some insight results.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 10, no. 2

Keywords: Multi-enzymes, Enzyme complex, Allzyem vegpro, phytase, anti-nutritional factors, ANFs


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