Probiotics and prebiotics in poultry nutrition Technical Articles


Article published the May 2, 2019:

Combination of Xylanase and Bacillus Direct-fed Microbials, as an Alternative to Antibiotic Growth Promoters, Improves Live Performance and Gut Health in Subclinical Challenged Broilers

INTRODUCTION Sub-therapeutic levels of antibiotics have been used in feed as growth promoters (AGP) in poultry and other species in an attempt to control enteric diseases and improve feed conversion since the ...
Author/s :
Basheer NusairatJames Tyus
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Article published the April 15, 2019:

Effect of supplementation of a Bacillus-based probiotic on broiler growth performance

Abstract Since the ban of using antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in livestock in several countries, probiotics have been considered as possible alternative. Spore forming bacteria that belong to Bacillus spe...
Author/s :
Alain RiggiEric AuclairRuth Raspoet
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Article published the April 9, 2019:

Evaluation of effectiveness of three probiotic products and a prebiotic to control Clostridium perfringens induced necrotic enteritis in broilers

Abstract Necrotic enteritis (NE) caused by Clostridium perfringens (CP) is a devasting bacterial disease responsible for economic losses, by increasing mortality because of damage to the broiler small intestin...
Author/s :
Charles L. HofacreEric AuclairRuth RaspoetTadele KirosTJ Gaydos
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Article published the April 9, 2019:

In-vitro evaluation of a novel 3 strain Bacillus probiotic

Abstract Many species of Bacillus are used as probiotics in animal feed not only due their proven effect on health and performance of animals, but also the resistance of the spores to the high temperature of t...
Author/s :
Alain RiggiTadele KirosTJ GaydosTom Hashman
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Article published the March 18, 2019:

Studies on the growth performance of different broiler strains at high altitude and evaluation of probiotic effect on their survivability

The last two decades the broiler industry in India has made a good deal of progress. However, if we compare the growth performance of broiler poultry birds reared at cold, arid high altitude Himalayas with the ...
Author/s :
bhuvneshDr. Sahil Kalia, Ph.D.
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Article published the February 28, 2019:

Evaluation of the ability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and mannan oliosaccharides to ameliorate the adverse effects of aflatoxin B1 in broiler chickens

INTRODUCTION Feed is the major input in poultry production. Supply of high quality feed is must to obtain optimum performance. Presence of mycotoxins in feed is one of the major constraints in maintain feed qu...
Author/s :
Asitbaran MandalDr. Ram Singh BibyanDrPraveen Kumar Tyagi
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Article published the January 31, 2019:

Poultry antibiotic-free production and food safety

The recently Africa swine fever outbreak in China has affected the swine production since the virus is fatal and there is no vaccine to control it. Thousands of animals were sacrificed to avoid transmission of ...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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Article published the January 15, 2019:

Breakthrough in the Limitation of Probiotic Pelleting for Poultry and Livestock

As the global animal husbandry industry enters the post-antibiotic era, “gut microbiota” replacing antibiotics has become the current new topic of discussion in animal intestinal nutrition. There ar...
Author/s :
Guan Tey
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Article published the December 11, 2018:

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CECT 5940 (Ecobiol®) go beyond performance in broilers under enteric pathogen challenge compared to antibiotic growth promoter and other commercially available probiotics

Conclusions The dietary inclusion of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CECT 5940 (Ecobiol®), antibiotic growth promoter (AGP), or competitor probiotics (Bacillus subtilis A, and B) significantly improved feed c...
Author/s :
Dr. Juliano Cesar De Paula DorigamKiran Doranalli
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Article published the December 10, 2018:

Immunomodulatory effect of probiotics and their use as an alternative to antibiotics as growth promoters

Introduction A common human propensity is to regard all microorganisms as “harmful”, in particular, equating bacteria to pathogenic germs. Nothing could be further from the truth. The number of b...
Author/s :
Guillermo Tellez
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