Intestinal Health Technical Articles


Article published the October 19, 2017:

Proventricular–Ventricular Impaction in Two Ostrich Chicks (Struthio camelus)

INTRODUCTION Ostriches like any other poultry do not have teeth for chewing. They have a flat and broad beak for grasping or picking food and the tongue function as a prehensile organ and aids in swallowing f...
Author/s :
Dr. A.O. Ogbe
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Article published the October 17, 2017:

Fumonisins affect the intestinal microbial homeostasis in broiler chickens, predisposing to necrotic enteritis

Introduction Mycotoxins are naturally occurring secondary fungal metabolites produced both pre- and post-harvest in crops and other feed and food commodities. Fusarium, Aspergillus, and Penicillium are the mos...
Author/s :
An MartelFilip Van ImmerseelFreddy HaesebrouckGunther Antonissenmarc verlindenMathias DevreeseRichard DucatelleSiska CroubelsVenessa Eeckhaut
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Article published the October 6, 2017:

Histopathologic Assessment of Gut for Poultry Production and Applied Research

The ongoing transfer of science and technology is a defining feature of the efficiency and success of commercial poultry production. Meeting the nutritional, environmental, and health needs of every bird is key...
Author/s :
Frederic Hoerr
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Article published the September 28, 2017:

Experimental design considerations in microbiota/inflammation studies

INTRODUCTION The gut microbiota is made up of complex interacting populations of microbes, usually dominated not only by bacteria but also archea, eukaryotes and viruses. There is a rapidly growing body of evi...
Author/s :
Professor Robert Moore
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Highly Variable Microbiota Development in the Chicken Gastrointestinal Tract

Introduction A range of studies have investigated the structure of the microbiome in the gut of broiler chickens. Comparison across studies has proven difficult because of the variety of different methods used...
Author/s :
A/Prof Bob HughesMark GeierProfessor Robert Moore
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Article published the August 25, 2017:

Bacteria within the Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiota Correlated with Improved Growth and Feed Conversion: Challenges Presented for the Identification of Performance Enhancing Probiotic Bacteria

INTRODUCTION The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) microbiota of humans and animals consists of complex populations that include many different species of bacteria along with smaller numbers of fungi, protozoa, and...
Author/s :
A/Prof Bob HughesMark GeierProfessor Robert Moore
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Article published the August 17, 2017:

Production stress: consequence of high performance

  It's not always that the high performance brings production stress to poultry, it's the way you deal with it. The high performing animals and feed is need of the competitive world. The crucial mission...
Author/s :
Dr. Vinayak Surve
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

Influence of Dietary Enzymes on Gut Health

Introduction From the beginning of commercial poultry production, maximizing profit has been the main goal. Profit equals the best feed conversion, days to slaughterer, slaughter weights, livability, and unif...
Author/s :
Greg Mathis
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Article published the August 4, 2017:

The Probiotic Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum Reduces Feed Conversion and Protects from Potentially Harmful Intestinal Microorganisms and Necrotic Enteritis in Broilers

INTRODUCTION Since the 1970’s, broilers have substantially improved in growth rate, breast-meat yield and efficiency of feed conversion (Dawkins and Layton, 2012). Feed conversion ratio (FCR), calculated...
Author/s :
Filip Van ImmerseelFreddy HaesebrouckRichard DucatelleVenessa Eeckhaut
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Article published the July 27, 2017:

Towards the control of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens with in-feed antibiotics phasing-out worldwide

  Introduction Poultry production has undergone a substantial increase compared to other animal food-producing industries since 1970 (Yegani and Korver, 2008). Improvements in housing, genetic selection ...
Author/s :
Bob SwickMingan ChoctShubiao Wu
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