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tr. & intr.v. a·cid·i·fied, a·cid·i·fy·ing, a·cid·i·fies
To make or become acid.

a·cid′i·fi′a·ble adj.
a·cid′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
a·cid′i·fi′er n.


[əˈsɪdɪfaɪəʳ] Nacidulante m
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The five subclasses of urinary tract agents are analgesics, antispasmodics, urinary acidifiers, urinary alkalinizers, and urinary germicides.
2012), studying the effectiveness of additives for piglets from 21 to 49 days, reported improved F:G of piglets fed diets containing acidifiers, probiotics, antibiotics, MOS or a combination of MOS, acidifiers and probiotics compared to the control diet.
However, it is desired for industries, since high acidity levels reduce the need for addition of acidifiers during processing and provides nutritional improvement, food safety and organoleptic quality (RAIMUNDO Et al.
Several feed additives such as phytogenes, antioxidants, acidifiers, probiotics and prebiotics are being under scrutiny in poultry production to fill the gap left by the feed added antibiotics (Dhama et al.
Acidifiers supplementation in broiler diets improve growth performance through establishment of a low gastro-intestinal pH condition by supporting endogenous digestive enzymes, and reducing undesired gut microorganisms [6-8].
2009) recoreded improved dressing percentage by using acidifiers in quails.
Feed Acidifiers Market by Type (Propionic Acid, Fumaic Acid, Lactic Acid, Formic Acid, and Others), Livestock (Poultry, Swine, Cattle, Aquatics, and Others), Form, Brand, & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2021
In: Acidifiers in animal nutrition: a guide for feed preservation and acidification to promote animal performance.
Common feed additives used in poultry diets include antibiotics, vitamins, antibiotics, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, feed enzymes, acidifiers, and others.
Ingredients include water, hops, maize extract, sucrose, barley, orange and lemon juice, flavourants and acidifiers.