Intestinal Health Technical Articles


Article published the May 18, 2018:

Modulation of Gut Microbiota in Broilers: Silvafeed® Nutri P

A key mechanism behind improvements of poultry health and productivity. The success of poultry industry is largely due to the genetic selection of broilers. Nowadays, the growth capacity of chickens has been g...
Author/s :
Claudio Cabral
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Article published the May 2, 2018:

Gut health positively influences animal health, performance and profitability

Gut infections can be a major source of efficiency loss, downtime and additional costs for veterinary treatment. Microbiota stabilization is central to the health of the digestive system. By reinforcing the com...
Author/s :
Alain Riggi
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Article published the March 22, 2018:

Sorghum and wheat differentially affect caecal microbiota and associated performance characteristics of meat chickens

Introduction Wheat, maize and sorghum are the three most commonly used grains in the poultry industry worldwide (Liu et al., 2014). These cereal grains usually constitute a major proportion (60 - 70%) of the d...
Author/s :
A/Prof Bob HughesEduardo Crisol-MartinezMark GeierProfessor Robert Moore
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Article published the January 18, 2018:

Utilization of rye as energy source affects bacterial translocation, intestinal viscosity, microbiota composition, and bone mineralization in broiler chickens

INTRODUCTION The intestinal epithelium constitutes the largest and most important barrier against external environmental agents and has two critical functions: to prevent the entry of harmful intraluminal mic...
Author/s :
Amanda WolfendenBilly HargisGuillermo TellezJuan LatorreLisa BielkeMichael H. KogutWalter BottjeXochitl Hernandez
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Article published the December 14, 2017:

Comparison of fecal and cecal microbiotas reveals qualitative similarities but quantitative differences

Background The avian ceca generally have a more important role in digestion than the cecum in most mammals. Avian ceca are usually finger-shaped blind pouches, presenting as lateral extensions at the junction ...
Author/s :
A/Prof Bob HughesMark GeierProfessor Robert Moore
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Article published the December 5, 2017:

The impact of dietary diformates (Formi NDF) on gut health in poultry as an alternative to AGP

Enteric disorders are one of the most important groups of diseases which affect poultry production world-wide and they are continuing to cause high economic losses due to increased mortality rates, decreased we...
Author/s :
Christian LückstädtNicolas Greiffenstein
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Article published the December 1, 2017:

Leaky Gut and Mycotoxins: Aflatoxin B1 Does Not Increase Gut Permeability in Broiler Chickens

INTRODUCTION In the winter of 1959, the British cargo ship Rosetti, unloaded a shipment of peanut meal from Brazil to England, which was utilized as a protein supplement in the diets of poultry and other domes...
Author/s :
Amanda WolfendenBilly HargisGuillermo TellezJose Luis Vicente Juan LatorreLisa BielkeRosario Galarza SeeberRuben MerinoXochitl Hernandez
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Article published the November 2, 2017:

Selection, Characterisation and Screening of Lactic Acid Bacteria of Chicken Origin that Have Probiotic Properties

  Introduction Increasing scientific awareness of the role of some intestinal bacteria in promoting health and improving production has enhanced the use of probiotic bacteria as active functional ingredi...
Author/s :
Jane Beal Peter Brooks
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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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