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Brassica co-products may support laying hen performance

TAGS: Poultry
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As farm-scale canola crushing increases, researchers examine nutritional profile of brassica co-products for use in laying hen diets.

Solvent-extracted canola (Brassica napus) meal can be fed as a nutritious and cost-effective dietary supplemental protein source to laying hens, but the inclusion level of canola meal in layer diets is limited by a relatively high fiber content and anti-nutritional factors, according to a paper recently published in

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