Tannins and Their Impacts on Animal Nutrition

Esin Ünver, Aylin Ağma Okur, Emre Tahtabiçen, Burak Kara, Hasan Ersin Şamlı

Abstract


Tannins are phenolic metabolites, which naturally produced by plants. They can defend plants against pathogen microorganisms and viruses. According to animal nutrition, tannins have both adverse and beneficial effects depending on animal species, physiological state of the animal, structure and concentration of the tannins. The objective of this study was to review the literature about tannins, their effects and usage of tannins in animal nutrition.

Keywords


Tannin; Condensed Tannin; Ruminant; Broiler; Laying Hen

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24925/turjaf.v2i6.263-267.125

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ISSN: 2148-127X

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