Breeders

Background 2358 views update:Oct 11, 2010

Fat digestive physiology and exogenous emulsifiers

Commercial feeds are often supplemented with fats and oils to provide a diet with sufficient energy content. To assure that these energy sources are absorbed efficiently by the bird's digestive system one should add emulsifiers. How do these emulsifiers work and how important are they?

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 4. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

 

Keywords: nutrition, fat, digestion, emulsifiers, physiology, feed, oils, energy broilers, diet, nutrients

1244

Or register to be able to comment.