Xylanase characteristics key to enzyme-added feeds

Xylanase characteristics key to enzyme-added feeds

Choosing a xylanase with the right characteristics to achieve the desired result is essential.

*Dr. Craig Wyatt is a poultry technical manager with AB Vista.

ALTHOUGH the use of non-starch polysaccharide (NSP)-degrading feed enzymes has grown steadily in recent years, there remains considerable confusion regarding the factors that determine enzyme efficacy within the animal.

Not only are the enzymes themselves a diverse group, but the substrates that they target can also vary considerably.

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