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Francene Van Sambeek

Dr. Francene Van Sambeek, DVM, MAM, Dipl. ACPV, Elanco Poultry Associate Technical Advisor

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VIDEO: The importance of a well-planned intestinal integrity program

When gut health is compromised diseases can cause major health concerns in a producer’s flock.
Gut health plays a vital role in nutrition absorption, development of immunity and disease resistance in birds. However, when gut health is compromised, such diseases as necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis can cause major health concerns in a producer’s flock. Those concerns can ultimately impact feed intake and conversion leading to economic losses.
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