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By Christian Luckstadt

This compilation of papers from examine institutes and the global animal meals presents an summary at the use of acidifiers in animal nutrients and their important results on cattle and aquaculture.

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Eckel et al. 2% formic acid resulted in improved daily weight gain (up to 22%) and feed conversion ratio (7%), although responses varied considerably between the different acids. Potential reasons for these varying results may be related to differences in the type and inclusion level of the acid used, composition and buffering capacity of the diet, age of animals and existing levels of performance (Ravindran and Kornegay, 1993). , 1992). Consequently, the growth promoting effects of organic acids in weaning pigs depend considerably on their influence on palatability (Partanen and Mroz, 1999).

1992) observed no effect on the apparent ileal digestibilities of dry matter, organic matter, crude protein or ash when 2% propionic acid was added to a barley-soybean meal based diet. Only the ileal digestibilities of certain essential amino acids (arginine, histidine, leucine, phenylalanine and valine) were improved. Mroz et al. 7% of n-butyric acid in a diet with high buffering capacity. 05). Organic acids may improve the absorption of minerals, such as Ca, P, Mg and Zn, in the small intestine (Kirchgessner and Roth, 1988).

1998) Weak-acid preservatives: modeling microbial inhibition and response. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 86: 157-164. Oostenbach, P. (2004) Combining strategies for salmonella control. In: Livestock Focus Asia, 23-25 February 2004, Bangkok, Thailand. B. (1992) Another explanation for the toxicity of fermentation acids at low pH: anion accumulation versus uncoupling. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 73: 363-370. B. and Diez-Gonzalez, F. (1998) The effects of fermentation acids on bacterial growth.

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