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on March 7, 2022

Super doses of copper in feed can benefit the poultry gut

A balanced microbiome is crucial to protecting against diseases like necrotic enteritis.

Providing copper supplementation above the nutritional level could help optimize intestinal structure and function and balance the poultry microbiome, resulting in improvements to broiler growth performance without antibiotics. 

“Copper is mainly used in animal feeds for the gut health benefit and using right source is important,” Dr. Narendra Venkatareddy, global…

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