Poultry Science Symposium Series Series

Avian Gut Function in Health and Disease

December 2006
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  • Published
    20th December 2006
  • ISBN 9781845931803
  • Language English
  • Pages 384 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"

Derived from the 28th Poultry Science Symposium of the World's Poultry Science Association (UK), this book focuses on the current interest of the phasing out of antibiotic use in poultry and covers in-depth interactions between the bird, its diet and potential pathogens. It also demonstrates the understanding of the gut health in the 21st century of commercial poultry and flocks and the ultimate safety of poultry product in the human food chain.

Gastrointestinal structure and functional development
Gut flora
Nutritional effects
Immunological and pathogen control
Monitoring and practical experience

Graham C. Perry

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