Phytogenics prove positive for gut integrity challenges in broilers

Supplementation of feed with a plant extract containing eugenol and garlic mitigates the effect of necrotic enteritis by improving the intestinal health of birds.

WERNER DE GAIFFIER* reports that dietary supplementation of a mixture of eugenol and garlic can improve the intestinal integrity of broilers under necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis challenges. 

Necrotic enteritis (NE) is one of the world’s most common and financially crippling poultry dise...

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