Organic and inorganic selenium in poultry: A review

@inproceedings{Zia2016OrganicAI,
  title={Organic and inorganic selenium in poultry: A review},
  author={Waseem Muhammad Zia and Anjum Khalique and Saima Naveed and Jibran Hussain},
  year={2016}
}
Selenium was believed to be toxic to animals, however, in 1957, selenium was reported as a dietary vital nutrient. Selenium is available in inorganic and organic forms. In 1974, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated the supplementation of selenium in poultry diets. In 1994, the National Research Council recognized selenium as a dietary essential nutrient for laying hens. The maximum allowed selenium addition level is 0.30 mg/kg. One of the most common supplements used is sodium… CONTINUE READING

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