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Which Se source is the best for broiler’s intestinal health?

Gut integrity and structure are essential for a healthy intestine and can be crucial in broiler health. The intestine is vital in nutrient absorption,...

THB-oregano combination helps coccidia-challenged broilers recover better

Coccidiosis is a major gastrointestinal parasitic disease in the poultry industry caused by several Eimeria parasite species. Due to high mortality and its negative...

High temperatures threaten broilers in Jharkhand

Summer temperatures in the Gumla district of Jharkhand, India, are reaching record levels at 40-42 degrees, which has become frequent over the past few...

Salmonella more prevalent in commercial farms

Researchers at North Carolina State University found that Salmonella and multidrug resistance rates were higher on commercial broiler farms than backyard farms. The study led...

Necrotic enteritis challenge model for broilers

Gut health and moving away from AGP is a broiler research project that Doug Korver, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta and President...

Phytogenics, a proven tool in mitigating heat stress

Trial results of commercial phytogenics show the molecules could alleviate heat stress, writes ARIEF FACHRUDIN. Beginning in April 2023, a record-breaking heat wave affected South...

Welfare and disease dynamics in slow-growing broilers

Slow-growing broilers exhibit better health and welfare outcomes under commercial conditions than conventional broilers, writes HI PALEJA* Over the past five decades, the genetic selection...

Indonesian farmers adopt home-mixing to save costs

High feed prices are encouraging Indonesian farmers to shift to home-mixed feed for broilers to reduce costs and sustain their business. “If we rely on...

Use of phage cocktail can reduce Salmonella in broilers

Phage cocktail administration can reduce Salmonella load in broilers, a study by Dr Kitiya Vongkamjan of Thailand’s Kasetsart University and her team found. Salmonella is...

High feed prices encourage home-mixing in broilers

Broiler producers in East Java are shifting to home-mixed feeds to reduce costs and sustain their business. “If we rely on commercial feed, the...

Indo broiler farmers demand compliance to reference price

Indonesian broiler farmers under the National Poultry Farmers Community are asking the government to raise the price of live birds to the reference price...

Isoquinoline alkaloids support broilers under heat stress

ANJA PASTOR* presents trials from Asia, that show that plant-based nutritional solutions provide the opportunity to stabilize broiler chickens during heat stress periods. The fast...

Lipids – Digestion, metabolism, and nutritive value in broiler diets – Part 1

Advances in broiler genotype through genetic selection have reduced the relative energy requirement compared with decades ago. PETER CHRYSTAL* considers the physiological role, metabolism,...

Effects of arginine on ascites syndrome in broiler chickens

LI XUE YIN* provides insights into the optimal in ovo and in-feed supplementation of arginine to improve growth, immunity, intestinal health, and antioxidant abilities,...

Using synbiotics to reduce incidence of bacterial lameness

Competitive exclusion throughout broiler production using synbiotics (a combination of probiotics with prebiotics) can reduce the incidence of bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis (BCO). In a...

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