The agribusiness knowledge provider
This article also
available in
PDF
Video
PPT

Tech Forum Alert
 
Performance enhancement through the use of diformates in broiler
 
Helen Behn & Christian Luckstadt
           
            

Gastrointestinal diseases pose a serious threat to industrial poultry breeding. Infections are caused by proliferation of naturally occurring intestinal micro-organisms and their subsequent translocation to other organs and tissues of the birds. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), this leads to a markedly increased risk of alimentary toxic infections by consumption of eggs and meat.

 

In the past, this hazard was controlled by the preventive use of antibiotics. Since the EU ban on antibiotics in 2006, which at first led to higher infection rates and lower productivity, new strategies against gastrointestinal diseases in livestock have been developed.

 
 
For more of the article, please click here
               

Article made possible through the contribution of ADDCON.

Share this article on FacebookShare this article on TwitterPrint this articleForward this article
Previous
Subscribe To eFeedLink 
Copyright ©2017 eFeedLink. All rights reserved.
Find us on FacebookFind us on Twitter