Heat treatment and dehulling effects on feed value of faba beans

Jerry Alford
Posted: 12.04.2022
Beans are commonly grown in rotation as a fertility-building cash crop, but they contain antinutritional factors, which limit their inclusion in monogastric rations. Processing the beans to remove antinutritional factors could increase the use and value of a product which is readily available in organic farming. Toasting and dehulling beans reduce the levels of antinutritional factors. Toasting beans reduces the level of trypsin inhibitors. Dehulling reduces the tannin levels.



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