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New Technologies / Turkey Production
on January 10, 2020

Secrets of the turkey microbiome could reduce antibiotic use

New probiotic treatment in development at the University of Minnesota.

Scientists at the University of Minnesota are hard at work analyzing the makeup of the microbial community found in the guts of turkeys. The research could lead to a probiotic to help farmers keep flocks healthy without the use of antibiotics.

Antibiotic use has come under scrutiny in recent years…

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