Influence of Iron Source (Organic vs Inorganic) on Broiler Performance Under a Pathogen Exposure
Jack Garrett 1, Greg Nunnery 1, James McNaughton 2. / 1 QualiTech Inc., Chaska, MN, USA; 2 AHPharma, Inc., Salisbury, MD, USA.
Introduction: Pathogens and Iron RequirementE. coli accumulate large amounts of iron via multiple transport systems including enterochelin transport system (McIntosh and Earhart, 1977).Three tetracyclines were found to possess iron-chelating activity as part of the antibiotic activity. (Greinier et al., 2000)Clostridium perfringens produced larger colonies, with…ferredoxin, than that on the...