Animal nutrition. Why should antioxidants be used?

There are certain feed ingredients which, due to their chemical nature, are susceptible to oxidative degradation.   Oxidation of these substances has undesirable consequences on feed quality such as:   · Ingredients degradation; · Loss of caloric content in the raw material; · Presence of toxic substances, which affect animal health and welfare; · Loss… Seguir leyendo Animal nutrition. Why should antioxidants be used?


There are certain feed ingredients which, due to their chemical nature, are susceptible to oxidative degradation.
 
Oxidation of these substances has undesirable consequences on feed quality such as:
 

· Ingredients degradation;

· Loss of caloric content in the raw material;

· Presence of toxic substances, which affect animal health and welfare;

· Loss of palatability and therefore loss of appetite and weight loss of the animal;

· Lost in the animal daily intake leading lost in animal productivity;

· Significant business losses.

 
For this reason, the protection of feed ingredients with antioxidants is essential to:
 

· Ensure the correct nutrition of the animal;

· Keep in good conditions the ingredients and final feed;

· Prevent colour fading and flavour changes of the ingredients;

· Maintain the nutritional value of the feed;

 
Read more here
English version.
Spanish version.

Dejar un comentario

It may interest you

  • PRODUCT SCALING. A cost or an investment?

    Any idea is good on paper. Turning it into reality

    Read More
  • Animal nutrition. Why should antioxidants be used?

    There are certain feed ingredients which, due to their chemical

    Read More
  • Preventing rancidity

    Nobody likes to consume rancid products, characterized by peculiar and

    Read More