Intrinsic factors contribute to variation in the AMEn value of corn for broiler chickens

calf development connection

This week the Poultry Science Association (PSA) is hosting its first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting. The PSA is a professional organisation consisting of educators, scientists, extension specialists, industry researchers, administrators, producers, and college students who are committed to advancing the poultry industry. The aim of the annual meeting is to highlight and discuss field and research…

Maize hardness matters

Introduction A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition by Singh and Ravindran (2019) investigated the influence of the inclusion of whole maize differing in endosperm hardness on performance, nutrient utilisation, and digestive tract development of broiler chickens. Whole grain inclusion in poultry diets is common practice all over the world. This…