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on July 5, 2018

Antioxidant protection for broilers under heat stress

Heat stress causes a multi-system failure due to work overload, leading to excessive production of free radicals that can cause irreparable oxidative stress.

Broiler heat stress is what concerns nutritionists the most every summer, not only because birds grow slower and less efficiently, but also because their welfare and health can be severely impaired, leading to increased morbidity and mortality. Neutralizing the negative effects of heat stress is still a field that we…

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