Managing gut health in broilers explained
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The impressive genetic improvement of poultry growth rate has led to a modern bird with a very low feed conversion, high average daily gain and low mortality. This improvement in growth and the corresponding feed conversion ratios put enormous pressure on the digestive system of the birds from the very first day of life. Any factors that result even in the slightest reduction in digestion and absorption may enhance the development of enteric disease in an intensively kept commercial broiler. […]view all news