Understanding the gut microbiome could improve poultry health

Researchers are still learning how to manage this organ to optimize bird performance and welfare.

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The poultry microbiome is comprised of all the bacteria, archaea, viruses and eukaryotes found in the body, but the term can also be used in a more specialized way, such as the skin microbiome, reproductive microbiome or the gut microbiome.
The poultry microbiome is comprised of all the bacteria, archaea, viruses and eukaryotes found in the body, but the term can also be used in a more specialized way, such as the skin microbiome, reproductive microbiome or the gut microbiome.
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Managing the poultry microbiome correctly through nutrition could have a positive effect on the health and welfare of flocks.

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