Using probiotics to achieve optimal gut health can help broilers avoid the costly effects of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens. In the U.S., necrotic enteritis can affect up to 40% of commercial broiler flocks, and the incidence is on the rise due to changing poultry diets.
“Feeding birds vegetarian or other specialty diets may actually make their intestines more susceptible to necrotic enteritis,” said Dr. Bart R. Dunsford, business development
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