Probiotics and prebiotics in poultry nutrition Technical Articles


Article published the March 1, 2018:

Field trial to study the possibilities of using probiotic bacteria in drinking water replacing antibiotics/growth promoters in feed during broiler rearing and to investigate the effect of catalyst activated water (CAW) when combined with the probiotic in drinking water

Antibiotics are commonly used in food animals to promote growth and prevent disease, as well as to treat sick animals. This has led to the development of antibiotic resistant pathogens and subsequently differen...
Author/s :
Christopher Hettiarachchi
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Article published the February 21, 2018:

Antibiotic Free Chicken

Antibiotics have been added to livestock in Industrial farms since 1946 to caused animal grow faster and put on weight more efficiently. Between 1985 and 2001, the use of antibiotics in feed for industrial live...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar PandeyPraful Kumar
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Article published the February 15, 2018:

Effects of antibiotic growth promoter alternatives on performance of broilers

Introduction Antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) are used worldwide to prevent poultry pathogens and disease so as to improve meat and egg production. However, the use of AGP resulted in common problems such as ...
Author/s :
Mohammad Hosein ShahirSaeed Ghassemi
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Article published the January 12, 2018:

Liquid feed fermented with a Lactobacillus strain with probiotic properties, reduces susceptibility of broiler chickens to Salmonella enterica typhimurium Sal 1344 NALr

This study investigated the potential of fermented liquid feed (FLF) to reduce Salmonella carriage in broiler chickens. In this experiment, a strain identified as Lactobacillus Salivarius ss Salivarius NCIMB 41...
Author/s :
Jane Beal Peter Brooks
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Article published the November 9, 2017:

Potential of plant essential oils and their components in animal agriculture – in vitro studies on antibacterial mode of action

Introduction Plant materials including flowers, roots, bark, leaves, seeds, peel, fruits, and wood can be used to extract aromatic and volatile liquids known as essential oils (EOs) (1–3). These EOs have...
Author/s :
Dr. Steven Ricke
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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 September 14, 2017:

Evaluation and Selection of Bacillus Species Based on Enzyme Production, Antimicrobial Activity, and Biofilm Synthesis as Direct-Fed Microbial Candidates for Poultry

INTRODUCTION The continuous tendency to reduce the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) in poultry production, due to social concern about generation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, has resulted in the ...
Author/s :
Amanda WolfendenAnita MenconiBilly HargisGuillermo TellezJose Luis Vicente Juan LatorreLisa BielkeRoss WolfendenXochitl Hernandez
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Can Probiotics Improve the Environmental Microbiome and Resistome of Commercial Poultry Production?

  1. Introduction Modern American agriculture has become successful in producing food security despite having less than 1% of the US population actually listing farming as their occupation [1]. The US Ce...
Author/s :
Charles L. HofacreDr. John MaurerDr. Steve CollettGloria AvellanedaMargie Lee
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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 18, 2017:

Immuno-Modulation and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Antibiotic Growth Promoters Versus Probiotics in the Intestinal Tract

INTRODUCTION Antibiotics are considered growth promoters when administered at non-therapeutic (low) concentrations in the feed of food animals to stimulate growth and improve feed efficiency (Costa et al., ...
Author/s :
Anita MenconiBilly HargisGuillermo TellezLisa Bielke
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