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on April 26, 2021

Essential oils in ovo could enhance broiler gut health

The project wants to find natural alternatives to boost chick growth.

Australian researchers are exploring the use of essential oils to help protect chicken embryos and hatchlings against disease.

“During development, the embryo uses the nutrients in the egg to convert egg into flesh and bone,” explained professor Eugeni Roura from the University of Queensland’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food…

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