Article published the April 30, 2019
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is a multi-factorial disease, resulting in an important negative impact on the poultry industry due to decreased weight gain, increased mortality, worse feed conversion ratio, greater medication costs and increased risk of contamination of poultry products for human consumption (Timbermont et al., 2011; Paiva and McElroy, 2014).
Clostridium perfringen ...
Article published the September 17, 2018
The neonatal period is a time when the chick requires special management and nutrition
Provide good environmental and nutritional conditions for day-old chicks are crucial for obtaining the full performance potential of the chicks later in life and maintaining profitable business for producers. The neonatal chicks remain approximately 24-48 h without feed and water after removal fro ...
Article published the July 13, 2018
60-80% of antibiotics are used for digestive problems. The period after weaning is known for its regular antibiotic application and could be a perfect target for an important step in antibiotic reduction.
Restrictive use of antibiotics is no longer an exception, but a global target. Besides the EU, also the US and Asia, started to implement changes. To restrict antibiotic us ...
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