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Alternatives of Antibiotic Growth Promoters in Poultry Production


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Modern poultry production has achieved phenomenal gains. To achieve better efficiency, poultry is raised under intensive production system in densely populated flocks leading to stress. Under such circumstances, antimicrobial feed additives are often used to suppress harmful microorganism in the poultry to improve growth and fee efficiency. Unfortunately, antibiotic growth promoters have favored antibiotic residual effects in food chain and the development of drug resistant bacteria. Concerns about development of antimicrobial resistance and about transference of antibiotic resistance genes from animal to human microbiota, led to search of alternatives of antibiotics growth promoters. Alternative of antibiotic growth promoters are probiotics, prebiotics, organic acids, bacteriiphage, hen egg antibodies and phytogenic additives. They all in majority of cases demonstrate positive effect on health and performance of poultry. This book deals with the use of antibiotic, probiotic, prebiotic, organic acid and some other feed additives in sustainable poultry production.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC44398
AuthorPankaj Kumar Singh
Number of Pages144
Publishing Year2012-10-02T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeAgriculture & farming
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00