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Synergistic effect of non-starch polysaccharide enzymes and synbiotics on performance, nutrient retention, gut health and carcass characteristics of broiler chicken fed corn-soybean meal based low energy diets#

J. Narasimha, D. Nagalakshmi, S.T.Viroji Rao, Dr. M.Venkateswarlu and Y. Ramana Reddy
College of Veterinary Science, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Hyderabad-500 030, India.

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This study was conducted to evaluate the synergistic effect of NSP enzymes and synbiotics supplementation in a corn-soybean meal based low energy diet. A total of 150 broilers were allocated to five treatment groups. Supplementation of NSP enzymes and synbiotics significantly (P supplementation of NSP enzyme and / or synbiotics to BD, while Intestinal viscosity and E. coli count reduced significantly (Pombination to BD. Overall supplementing BD with NSP enzymes along with synbiotics improved FCR, nutrient retentions, tibia ash and reduced cost of production compared to SD and BD in broilers.
Basal diet, NSP enzyme, Nutrient retention, Standard diet, Synbiotics.
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