Response of chicken gut bacterial to nutrition and feed additives

Published on: 12/14/2020
Author/s : Ofongo- Abule Ruth TS / Department of Animal Science, Niger Delta University, Nigeria.

Introduction The issue of gut health in relation to gut bacterial became more evident with the ban of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in animal/poultry nutrition. This ban became preeminent with the development of resistant bacteria strain getting into the food chain. This will ultimately result in bacteria related health issues for consumers of poultry product. In the poultry industry, gut he...

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December 14, 2020

Excellent discussion. I just wanted to mention that today there are massive sequencing technologies to study the entire intestinal flora at a certain time and without the need for cultures. This will allow us to understand the microbiological responses to the action of food and additives.

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Ahmed Hamouda Ahmed Hamouda
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December 24, 2020
That is a good thinking as we have to study the chicken gut bacteria when we use pro and prebiotics as well as the marine algae is it gives exllant results in one of my experiments.
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