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on February 5, 2018

4 key factors to reduce necrotic enteritis in broilers

Necrotic enteritis can be caused by a multitude of factors, but focusing on chick quality, diet, vaccination and bird management can mitigate risk.

In an antibiotic-free world, a multitude of factors can contribute to necrotic enteritis. One expert said the best approach for controlling the disease is looking at the entire production system and making modifications to reduce disease risk.

Dr. Audrey McElroy, a professor and extension specialist focusing on intestinal health…

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