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Avian Influenza

What is it? Avian Influenza (AI, flu, Fowl Plague) is an infectious viral disease of many avian species, including chickens, turkeys, gamebirds, ratites, waterfowl, pigeons and wild birds. Wh...
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Hydrogen Peroxide H2O2 (Part I)

Poultry producers in some areas of the country are adding HYDROGEN PEROXIDE (H202 ) to the drinking water. Apparently the reason is to control microorganisms, especially in flocks that are being grown as "o...
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Feed enzymes and betaine in antibiotic free poultry diets.

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The benefits of feeding antibiotic growth promoters ...
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Antibiotics In Livestock And Poultry Production

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. BENEFITS OF ANTIBIOTICS USED IN FOOD PRODU...
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Mechanisms of Enzymes in Poultry Production

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. Summary Enzymes have been used in the feed industry for m...
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Increasing Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Eggs from Small Chicken Flocks

Recent research has suggested that people will be healthier and have fewer heart problems if they increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids. Traditionally, most of the omega-3 fatty acids in the die...
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Aurofusarin, a newly described Fusarium graminearum mycotoxin: oxidative stress and protective effect of MycosorbTM

INTRODUCTION Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites of moulds and their negative effects on poultry production are difficult to overestimate. More than 300 mycotoxins have been shown to induce signs of ...
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Comparative metabolic and immune responses of chickens fed diets containing inorganic selenium and Sel-PlexTM organic selenium

INTRODUCTION Selenium is well known to be an essential trace element with many vital functions in humans and animals. In nature, it can be found in the elemental form as well as incorporated into both inorga...
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Avian Influenza, Vaccines & Vaccination

The Disease. Avian Influenza (AI) is a viral disease that affects waterfowl, and domestic birds, such as chickens and turkeys, caused by an orthomixovirus type A. The disease has different clinical ma...
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Practical applications for selenomethionine: broiler breeder reproduction

ALLTECH 2002 CD: Practical applications for selenomethionine: broiler breeder reproduction Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Selenium: an essential trace ...
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