Comparison of alternatives to in-feed antimicrobials for the prevention of clinical necrotic enteritis
Aims: The capacity for Lactobacillus johnsonii and an organic acid (OA) blend to prevent Clostridium perfringens-induced clinical necrotic enteritis (NE) in chickens was studied. Methods and Results: Cobb 500 birds were allocated into six groups (n = 25 birdspen, eight penstreatment); Unchallenged, Challenged, Antimicrobial (zinc bacitracin (ZnB)monensin), OA, probiotic Lact. johnsonii and probiotic sham (Phosphate-buffered saline). All birds were challenged with Eimeria spp. and Cl....[Show more]
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