Article published the August 23, 2021
Phytogenic feed additives (PFA) are the plant derived products used to improve performance of livestock and poultry (Windisch et al., 2008; Jacela et al., 2010). The PFA comprise of a wide variety of herbs, spices and products derived thereof and are mainly essential oils. This class of feed additives is at present used to a great extent as alternatives to the antibiotic growth pr ...
Article published the August 18, 2021
The modern broiler chickens are always vulnerable to impaired nutrient digestion, dysbacteriosis, cocci challenges, and exposure to Clostridium perfringens resulting in poor gut health and production performance. Previously, endogenous proteases were deemed to be sufficient for feed protein digestion [1, 2] despite the possibility of a considerable amount of undigested dietary pro ...
This member gave a presentation on January 26, 2021
At the following event:
IPPE Marketplace - International Production & Processing Expo 2021
This member gave a presentation on January 28, 2020
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2020
Participation in Forum on April 19, 2013
Participation in Forum on April 12, 2013
To Dr Asim - What about using sodium bi carbonate in summer stress?
Participation in Forum on April 11, 2013
Absolutely correct comment about synthetic betaine. In fact sometimes synthetic betaine may cause more harm if the chloride content is too high. Not only that, if betaine with high chloride content is kept mixed with premixes then it may cause severe damage to the premix. The main constraint towards usage of natural betaine is the price - probably. However, if synthetic betaine with low chloride c ...
Participation in Forum on December 19, 2012
Nice article about chicken product Dr Sharma. Indeed informative for all concerned. Thanks.
Article published the May 14, 2012
High ambient temperatures coupled with high humidity can be devastating to commercial broilers. Heat stress interferes with the broiler´s comfort and suppresses productive efficiency. Although increased heat is seen as a major problem in poultry production, studies show that it is not only the excessively high temperatures, but also the fluctuation of the temperature which is more detrimenta ...
News published on May 6, 2010
1) Which is the most debated issue nowadays in Poultry Nutrition? Which is your opinion about it?
I think the most debated issue nowadays in poultry is the use of antimicrobial drugs as feed additive. We all understand what the demerits are of using these antimicrobial feed additives but still we are not in a position to give up their usage voluntarily.
I believe that the use of antimicrobials c ...