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Title: Enzyme supplementation of diets containing high levels of grain legumes - a review
Contributor(s): Kocher, A (author); Choct, Mingan  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2000
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/17484
Abstract: Increased levels of indigestible carbohydrates, such as α-galactoside oligo saccharides and non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs), limit the inclusion rate of grain legumes in diets for pigs and poultry. There is contradictory information available on the anti-nutritive effects of legume NSPs and the effects of feed enzymes on legume NSPs. The addition of carbohydrases to diets containing high levels of soybean meal (SBM) as the main protein source has a significant effect on ileal protein digestibility and ileal NSP concentrations. However, the overall effect on broiler performance remains controversial. Similarly, the addition of carbohydrases to lupin-based diets has been shown to alter the intestinal NSP concentrations in comparison to unsupplemented diets. The overall effects on weight gain, feed intake and FCR, however, varied from study to study.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 12th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 2000
Conference Details: 12th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 2000
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium 2000, p. 159-162
Publisher: Poultry Research Foundation, University of Sydney
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISSN: 1034-6260
Field of Research (FOR): 070204 Animal Nutrition
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/apss/documents/2000/APSS2000-kocher-pp159162.pdf
Series Name: Australian Poultry Science Symposium Proceedings
Series Number : 12
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