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on April 27, 2020

Could the microbiome protect chickens from Campylobacter?

Gut health has been increasingly linked to a variety of human and animal health conditions.

Researchers at the Roslin Institute at The University of Edinburgh recently hypothesized gut microbe transplantation could make chickens less susceptible to Campylobacter, a bacterium that causes food poisoning.

The gut microbiome is a collection of microorganisms present in the gastrointestinal tract. In recent years, the microbiome has captured…

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