Background update:Oct 11, 2010

Betaine helps reduce heat stress in poultry

Betaine, a natural plant extract, can offset the negative effects of heat stress in poultry. New research by Danisco Animal Nutrition showed that by adding betaine to poultry diets it was possible to improve feed conversion ratio (FCR) by at least 6.5%

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: nutrition, betaine, heat stress, FCR, Danisco


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