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Angela Riemensperger

Angela Riemensperger, PhD, is technical manager, Competence Center Acidifiers, Biomin Holding GmbH, Austria.

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Major factors in maintaining poultry performance: management, hygiene

The bacterial challenge is ever-present but does not have to be left unchecked.
There are many diseases in poultry production that cause substantial economic losses to the industry each year due to increased mortality or impaired growth. Colibacillosis caused by strains of E. coli organisms and avian salmonellosis, which includes a large group of acute or chronic diseases caused by Salmonella, are, in addition to many others, some of the most common causes for increased economic losses.
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