Use of antibiotics in broiler production: Global impacts and alternatives by Mehdi, Y., Létourneau-Montminy, M.P., Gaucher, M.L., Chorfi, Y., Suresh, G., Rouissi, T., Brar, S.K., Côté, C., Ramirez, A.A. and S. Godbout 2018 Animal Nutrition 4: 170-178 in Significant Impact Group(s): Specific alternatives \ Pre-/probiotics ; Specific alternativesClick here for resource
Species targeted: Poultry;
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Summary: Much research has been carried out to look for natural agents with similar beneficial effects of growth promoters. The aim of these alternatives is to maintain a low mortality rate, a good level of animal yield while reserving environment and consumer health. Among these, the most popular are probiotics, prebiotics, enzymes, organic acids, immunostimulants, bacteriocins, bacteriophages, phytogenic feed additives, phytoncides, nanoparticles and essential oils. This review focuses on effect of these natural alternatives to antibiotics.
23 Research paper – Mehdi – 2018 – Use of antibiotics in broiler production_Global impacts and alternatives
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