Novel probiotics: Their effects on growth performance, gut development, microbial community and activity of broiler chickens

Published on: 09/08/2016
Author/s : Chen G. Olnood 1,2; Sleman S.M. Beski 1; Mingan Choct 1,3; Paul A. Iji 1. / 1 School of Environmental and Rural Science, Armidale 2351, Australia; 2 China Animal Husbandry Industry Company, Zhongmu Research Centre, Beijing 100095, China; 3 Poultry Cooperative Research Centre, Armidale 2351, Australia.

  1. Introduction The use of probiotics has become a field of science, medicine and business that is growing rapidly. In agricultural science, probiotic, prebiotics, feed enzymes and organic acids, have been seen as potential alternatives to in-feed antibiotics (IFA) (Choct, 2002).   The addition of either pure Lactobacillus cultures or mixtures of lactobacilli and other bacteria to ...

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September 8, 2016
The results did not show a positive effect of probiotics on the growth performances of the broilers. Nevertheless, other authors had shown had probiotics are very beneficial to the broilers and maybe it depends on the types of probiotics being used.
December 4, 2019
In my opinion, this article is amazing. It confirms research of Dr.Nurmi, where it is writing that full, balanced and various microflora affects on growth and immunity of birds and other animales. Any single strain of bacteria cannot create a miracle
September 15, 2016
Can you sent layer poultry
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