Managing gut health and wet litter with dietary wood lignans

A feed additive containing bioactive lignans derived from wood can support broilers to combat inflammation, potentially reducing the use of antibiotic growth promoters.

NINA NEUFELD and TOBIAS STEINER* conclude that a wood lignan-enriched feed supplement is a valuable tool to support intestinal health in broilers, by exerting antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and barrier-strengthening effects.

The saying, gut health is the best performance enhancer, is widely acce...

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