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Reduction of quantity and strategic planning of antibiotic application is a vital issue for the modern industrial farming with the contradictive situation: economical efficacy on one hand, ensuring enough assets for further development and meeting the high food safety standards on the other, insuring quality and safe products for human consumption.To some extend the situation in animal production ...
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 A balanced microbiota is vital for the intestine to have good function, in addition to gut integrity. The microbiota is formed by non-pathogenic microorganisms, which are of key importance for the metabolism and the absorption of nutrients and other compounds consumed by animals. A healthy microbiota has a high diversity of microbial genera in perfect balance, allowing an increase in the met ...
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IntroductionMarket availability and fluctuation in the cost of conventional feed ingredients are pushing producers to increase inclusion of low-cost, fibre-rich co-products in the diets of monogastric animals. One major issue of this approach is that digestibility of high-fibre ingredients varies widely, with α-linked starch being digestible through hydrolytic–enzymatic action, but &be ...
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Intensive farming is drastically increasing yearly in South East Asia to comply with the growing demand of animal protein of the region. Intensive farming has been possible worldwide thanks to the genetic improvements and technologic and productive investments done, which have allowed to reduce the breeding period while increasing the benefits.Animals are under a high pressure in this production s ...
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1. GeneralitiesGastrointestinal infections with pathogenic bacteria y the subsequent clinical expression of disease occur frequently in young animals under current intensive production systems. Infections are responsible growth rates and consequently cause economic losses in animal production. Antibiotics modify the microflora of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and are the main available tool to ...
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Broiler integrators around the globe are facing a similar problem - a specific growth retardation around 3-4th week of age of broiler. This problem occurs so frequently that it is no longer considered as a disease or abnormal phenomena and is often neglected. In some cases it is treated with antibiotics and generally with whatever is readily available. In other cases ordinary acids or herbal produ ...
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Glenn Alfred S. Ferriol I think we can confirm that the salt used was Na-butyrate. A UGA student gave a presentation at the 2nd International Necrotic Enteritis Symposium last week. I believe that the student was from this lab, and he confirmed during the Q&A section after his presentation that they used Na-butyrate, despite referring to it as "butyric acid" in the abstract and throughout the ...
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Greg Mathis (Southern Poultry Research) discussed the benefits of zinc oxide and zinc sulfate on gut health and broiler performance, during IPPE 2018 in Atlanta, USA.
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