High-fibre sunflower cake affects small intestinal digestion and health in broiler chickensReport as inadecuate




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* Corresponding author 1 Department of Animal Nutrition and Management 2 Department of Animal Nutrition and Management 3 Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

Abstract : 1. An experiment was conducted to evaluate high-fibre sunflower cake HF-SFC; a feed ingredient distinguished by large amounts of crude fibre and insoluble non-starch polysaccharides i-NSP. 2. Broiler chickens n=160 were fed pelleted maize-based diets free from coccidiostats and antibiotic growth promoters between 15 and 31 days of age. Diets included 0, 10, 20 or 30% HF-SFC. Performance and small intestinal health were assessed. 3. In general, HF-SFC inclusion mediated a linear increase in ileal digestibility of fat p



Author: Robin Kalmendal - Klas Elwinger - Lena Holm - Ragnar Tauson -

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