Antimicrobials in Poultry Technical Articles

Article published the June 15, 2017:
INTRODUCTION There has been recent concern about the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animal production due to their negative effect on human health. Plants are now used as alternatives to synthetic a...
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Alagbe olujimi John
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Article published the May 24, 2017:
Introduction It is well known that antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) can improve production performance in birds (1) although the exact mode of action is still not completely understood. According to (2), a ...
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Amanda WolfendenBilly HargisEduardo Alejandro VicuñaGuillermo TellezJuan LatorreLisa Bielke
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Article published the February 6, 2017:
Earlier, the beneficial effects of antimicrobial growth promoters (AGP) in production animals were attributed to their antibiotic character (1). This is unlikely for a variety of reasons, predominantly due to t...
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Theo Niewold
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Article published the August 12, 2016:
DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM Several studies [1–10] have shown that in addition to being effective for the prevention of necrotic enteritis [11, 12], the antibiotic feed additive virginiamycin (VM, Sta...
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Ken Bafundo
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Article published the August 8, 2016:
Introduction Butyrate plays an important role in gastrointestinal health in broilers. Although very efficacious and possible to substitute for dietary antibiotics, pure butyrate has obvious limitations of smel...
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Steve Leeson
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Article published the August 3, 2016:
The poultry farming now-a-days plays a vital role in global economy. Farmers throughout the globe have moved from rearing domestic birds in the past to rearing hybrids which ensure faster growth of chicks, low ...
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Srijit Tripathi
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Article published the August 1, 2016:
This article was originally published in Journal of World's Poultry Research (2015). Vol. 5(2): 21-28. Introduction Necrotic Enteritis (NE) is a worldwide disease caused by Clostridium Perfringens, which is a...
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Hany Ellakany
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Article published the July 19, 2016:
Copper (Cu) has been widely used at pharmacological levels (e.g., 125 ppm) as growth promoter in poultry. However, the mechanism by which high levels of Cu promote growth remains to be determined. It is commonl...
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Jeffery EscobarJuxing ChenKaren WedekindMercedes Vazquez-AnonTerra Wineman
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Article published the July 11, 2016:
Introduction A nice overview of the problem of antimicrobial use in animal production is given on the EFFORT website, a European initiative for reducing antimicrobial resistance:   The introduction of a...
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Maarten De Gussem
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Article published the July 4, 2016:
Introduction The farm comprised 450 breeding sows and stock taken through to bacon, all on one site. The farm was a closed herd with importations of semen and gilts coming from the finishing herd. The farm was...
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David Burch
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