Probiotics and prebiotics in poultry nutrition Technical Articles


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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Article published the December 3, 2018:

Effects of the inclusion of a Bacillus direct-fed microbial on performance parameters, bone quality, recovered gut microflora, and intestinal morphology in broilers consuming a grower diet containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles

Introduction Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are by-products obtained during production of biofuels as renewable energy sources. During starch fermentation from cereal grains, ethanol and CO2 are ...
Author/s :
Billy HargisGuillermo TellezJose Luis Vicente Juan LatorreRoss WolfendenXochitl Hernandez
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Article published the November 9, 2018:

Effect of a Bacillus (3 strains) spore-based probiotic in improving production performance in broilers

Abstract Necrotic enteritis is a major cause of economic loss in the poultry industry. Although necrotic enteritis can be effectively prevented by antibiotics, the industry is moving towards an antibiotic free...
Author/s :
Frances (Fenglan) YanGreg MathisJuxing ChenMercedes Vazquez-AnonVivek Kuttappan
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Article published the October 30, 2018:

Modulation of Antimicrobial Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Free Fatty Acids

Introduction Widespread use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animal feed is suspected to be a major driving force for the development of antibiotic-resistant pathogens, which have become a critical public...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the October 23, 2018:

Usage of probiotic in country-type broiler’s chicken diet and its effects over the carcass yield, morphology and the gastrointestinal pH

INTRODUCTION Raising country-type chicken and hens is a tradition amid great part of Brazilians that live on either the countryside or urban area. The production of these animals is designated to the familiar ...
Author/s :
Adriano Geraldo Jean Kaique ValentimKarynne Luana
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