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Enzyme may aid dietary viscosity in young broilers

Corn-produced recombinant carbohydrase may reduce intestinal viscosity and improve early feed conversion ratio in birds fed high-viscosity diets.

Feed ingredients containing high levels of non-starch polysaccharides (NSP), such as wheat and corn dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), can form viscous digesta in the gastrointestinal tract, limiting broiler performance, according to V.E. Ayres and J.S. Moritz with West Virginia University and J.N. Broomhead, X. Li and R.M. Raab with Agrivida Inc.<

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