Gut health strategies for better animal performance, production

Updates in probiotics, phytase and other gut health strategies to improve animal performance and production.


 

 

The best defense for layers

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The layer industry is transforming with the consumer-driven shift to cage-free eggs in many parts of the world. More than 200 different retailers, including McDonald’s, General Mills and Wal-Mart, have announced their intent to purchase only cage-free eggs in the future. Meeting this demand will require a sharp increase in housing square footage due to lower density, which will involve costly investments into cage-free housing.

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Improving poultry gut health using XAP with probiotics

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Learn how the combination of xylanase, amylase, and protease (XAP), and probiotics can effectively optimize the nutrient digestibility in broilers fed both low and high-fiber diets.

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Tailored dosing approach maximizes phytase performance

Pig phytase diagram

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Ensuring maximum commercial return is a challenge. The effective use of phytase matrix values can have a significant impact on feed formulation performance – resulting in savings. This article shows how applying Axtra® PHY matrix values in your feed formulation can improve performance, reduce costs & phosphorus waste and boost production efficiencies.

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Custom probiotic tools may help flock health challenges

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Austin Alonzo

Customized probiotics and enzyme option, with traditional autogenous vaccine and bacterin products, are helping producers optimize bird health.

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Increasing Buttiauxella phytase improves digestibility in pigs

Buttiauxella phytase graph

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Learn how the effects of increasing Buttiauxella phytase in weaned pigs fed complex diets increases phytate degradation, improves digestibility, and reduces excretion.

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