β-Mannans are naturally occurring, non-nutritive feed compounds, commonly found in vegetable feed ingredients. Just their simple presence in feed consumes about 3% of the total energy available to animals from that feed – energy that could be directed towards their growth/performance.
Explore the links below to learn more about why β-Mannans are something you should take notice of, and listen to world renowned poultry nutritionist, Rick Kleyn, share his experience of how these compounds can have huge impacts on both food animal production units and beyond…
1. Daskiran, M., Teeter, R., Fodge, D. and Hsiao, H. 2004. “An Evaluation of Endo-ß-D-mannanase Hemicell™) Effects on Broiler Performance and Energy Use in Diets Varying in ß-mannan Content.” Poultry Sci. 83: 662-668.