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Poultry Health & Disease / Poultry Nutrition
on January 3, 2021

Why cooperation is key in the poultry microbiome

Cooperation within the microbiome and with the host greatly affects bird health, and we now beginning to understand just how important this activity is.

The poultry gut microbiome is a complicated and dynamic place.  It is home to thousands of different bacterial species, more viruses, and a large group of fungal species.  Just knowing what species are present is daunting given that more of the members of the microbiome are perhaps unknown than known…

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