Short and Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Their Derivatives as a Natural Strategy in the Control of Necrotic Enteritis and Microbial Homeostasis in Broiler Chickens

Published on: 07/13/2022
Author/s : Luis-Miguel Gomez-Osorio 1, Veronica Yepes-Medina 2, Anne Ballou 3, Manuela Parini 4 and Roselina Angel 5 / 1 Alura Animal Health and Nutrition, Bogotá, Colombia; 2 Okuo, Medellín, Colombia; 3 Iluma Innovation Labs, Durham, NC, United States; 4 Silo International, Firenzi, Italy; 5 Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States.

INTRODUCTIONNecrotic enteritis (NE) is a poultry illness caused by toxin-producing strains of Clostridium perfringens (CP) type A, type C and type G (1). NE is a pathology of global concern, with important consequences for flock productivity and economic viability (2). The total cost of NE outbreaks worldwide has been estimated to be over 2 billion dollars annually (3, 4). NE can present itself&nb...

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Aoun Khan Aoun Khan
general manager production
July 13, 2022

Mcf acids are more desirable in children for both NE control and high body weight gain. When formulation of broilers is done. The nutritionist must keep in mind the importance of Mcf acid.

August 23, 2022
What is the most effective treatment in preventing the recurrence of NE?
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