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on January 8, 2021

The microbiome’s crucial role in poultry gut health

Tools like nutrients and pro- and prebiotics to help birds maintain a healthy microbial balance.

The gastrointestinal tract is the starting point – directly or indirectly – for many poultry diseases. The complex and harmonious relationship between the gut microbiome and its host is crucial to normal function.

More than 1,012 bacteria live in the poultry gut, alongside viruses, fungal species and other microorganisms –…

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