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Title: Response of Broiler Chickens to Triticale-Based Diets Supplemented with Microbial Enzymes (2. Microbial Profiles and Activities)
Contributor(s): Widodo, A E (author); Nolan, John V  (author)orcid ; Akter, Mohammed (author); O'Neill, H M (author); Iji, Paul  (author)
Publication Date: 2018
Open Access: Yes
DOI: 10.22069/psj.2018.13813.1281Open Access Link
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/23041
Abstract: The microbial profiles and activities of microbes in the digesta from chickens on diets containing Bogong or Canobolas with or without inclusion of microbial enzymes were investigated on the 384 day-old male Ross 308 broiler chickens. There was a reduction in population of C. perfringens (P < 0.01) of the ileum as a result of interaction between cultivar and xylanase. On the other hand, in the ceca, the population of entero bacteria were reduced (P < 0.01) by the interaction between grain and phytase, as well as the interaction between grain, xylanase and phytase. Also, the inclusion of xylanase reduced the population of C. perfringens in the ceca. The cecal concentration of acetic acid (P < 0.05) and butyric plus isobutyricacid (P < 0.01) was increased in birds received Bogong and Canobolas diets. Supplementation of xylanase in Bogong diets increased (grain x xylanase, P < 0.05) the acetic acid and lactic acid concentration in ceca while the reversed was the case for Canobolas diets. The ileal and cecal pH was not affected by grain, the inclusion of xylanase and phytase or interactions between these factors. It can be concluded that diets containing Bogong or Canobolas diets supplemented with phytase and xylanase influenced the microbial profile and their activities in gastrointestinal tract which may be due to the variation in nutrient content of these two cultivars.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Poultry Science Journal, 6(1), p. 41-50
Publisher: Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Place of Publication: Islamic Republic of Iran
ISSN: 2345-6566
2345-6604
Field of Research (FOR): 070204 Animal Nutrition
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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