Intestinal Health Technical Articles


Article published the November 4, 2015:

Evaluation of a hatchery administered lactic acid bacteria probiotic product on early body weightI and mortality in broiler chickens under field conditions

INTRODUCTION The chicken GI tract has a diverse microflora, containing more than 900 species of bacteria (1). In addition to biochemical functions, the microflora is responsible for digestion and subsequent n...
Author/s :
Anita Menconi
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Article published the November 4, 2015:

Optimizing Intestinal Health in birds raised without antibiotics

INTRODUCTION A 2012 survey of the US broiler industry to determine and rank production challenges indicated that gut health management was paramount in the minds of those involved with live production (23). Th...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Collett
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Article published the November 2, 2015:

Reducing the incidence of bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis in broilers

Introduction.   Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO) is a leading cause of lameness in commercial broilers produced in North America (1, 2, 9). The lesions most often occur in the proximal ...
Author/s :
Robert F. Wideman
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Article published the October 5, 2015:

Effect of dietary sodium diformate on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, gut health and profitability in broilers

Abstract Dietary formic acid and its salts act against pathogens, helping to decrease pressure on the immune system and improving nutrient digestibility. The use of the double sodium salt of formic acid, with ...
Author/s :
Christian Lückstädt
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Article published the May 12, 2015:

Gut Health in Poultry - The World Within

Introduction The efficient conversion of feed into its basic components for optimal nutrient absorption is vital for both broiler and broiler breeder production and welfare. Gut health, an intricate and comple...
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Article published the November 24, 2014:

First survey of the occurrence of duck enteritis virus (DEV) in free-ranging Polish water birds

Duck enteritis virus (DEV) is an aetiological agent of duck plague (DP), which represents one of the most acute and lethal diseases of waterfowl (Anseriformes) including geese, ducks and swans [9]. The infectio...
Author/s :
Elzbieta Samorek-SalamonowiczGrzegorz Wozniakowski
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Article published the August 29, 2014:

Gut Health, Intestinal Innate Immunity and Performance

I. INTRODUCTION The gut is a very crucial organ for maintaining health. Apart from absorbing nutrients, it is also the barrier against unwanted compounds and germs. The immune system in the intestines plays a...
Author/s :
Theo Niewold
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Article published the July 15, 2014:

Influence of Adding Garlic and Thyme and their Combination on Immune Response and some Blood Parameters in Broiler

INTRODUCTION A number of feed additives including antibiotics have been widely employed in the poultry industry for several decades. A manipulation of gut function and microbial habitat of domestic animal with...
Author/s :
Dr. Yasser Jamal Jameel
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Article published the June 15, 2014:

Role of the gut physiology in animal feeding

New research findings in gut physiology: implications for animal feeding Recently, a paper was published in the scientific journal Nature Reviews1 entitled “The gut as a sensory organ.” As the...
Author/s :
David BravoEmma Wall
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Article published the May 22, 2014:

The Gut Immune System: A New Frontier in Gut Health Research

I. INTRODUCTION Coccidiosis is an ubiquitous intestinal protozoan infection of poultry which seriously impairs the growth and feed utilization of infected animals (Shirley and Lillehoj, 2012; Lillehoj and Lill...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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