Digestion of Lipids in Poultry: Limitations and Opportunities-
Steps in lipid digestion
Factors influencing the digestion and absorption of lipids
Opportunities to improve fat utilisation
Increase the caloric density of ration
Control dustiness and increase palatability
Reduces wear on mixing equipments
Carrier of fat soluble vitamins and pigments
Prevent particle separation
Nutrients in duodenum
Contraction of gall bladder
Regulation of bile flow
Poultry nutrition for improved efficiency
Where should we focus to improve efficiency?
Whole Bird, Cut-up
Ross, Cobb, Hubbard, Other.
Breeders manuals are best source of nutrient recommendations.
Minerals (macro and trace minerals)
You get what you pay for
Beware ingredient adulteration More