Fiber will affect broiler, layer chicks differently

Fiber will affect broiler, layer chicks differently

THE recent price fluctuations for corn and feed-grade oils and fats has led to more interest in dietary fiber as a method to reduce feed costs in poultry diets.

Researchers Muhammed Walugembe, Kenneth J. Stalder and Max F. Rothschild at Iowa State University and Michael E. Persia at Virginia Tech noted, in a pair of leaflets in the 2015 "Iowa State University Animal Industry Report," that it is important to understand the effects of these alternati

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