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Broiler Husbandry / Poultry Nutrition / Antibiotic-Free Meat / Animal Feed Additives
on December 3, 2019

When using probiotics, timing is everything

Deriving the maximum benefit from probiotics is dependent on ensuring that they reach a chicken’s gut at specific periods in its development.

Probiotics hold a lot of promise as an antibiotic alternative for use in poultry capable of gut-health support, production efficiency, and pathogen control.  However, often the use of probiotics can feel “hit or miss” with inconsistent results leaving the end user unsure if probiotic benefits are worth the cost. 

There…

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