News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Virginie Noirot

Dr. Virginie Noirot is nutrition research manager in Laboratoires Phodé SAS.



Using plant extracts as alternatives in fighting coccidiosis

Plant-based alternatives may be one way forward for poultry producers to control this costly parasitic disease.
Coccidiosis is recognized as the costliest parasitic disease for the poultry industry worldwide, with estimated total annual costs reaching $800 million, when the costs of prophylaxis, medications and losses of productivity due to mortality, morbidity, and lowered feed conversion are taken into account.
Read more