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Prebiotics improve mineral metabolism

Adding prebiotics such as inulin and oligofructose to poultry diets improves mineral absorption in layers, resulting in benefits including improved eggshell strength and lower mortality rates, amongst others.


This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 22 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: prebiotics, layers, eggshell, nutrition, minerals, eggs


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