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Probiotics in Poultry Production

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Probiotics in Poultry Production

Edited by Wael H A Abdelrahman

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This book gives a comprehensive overview of the mode of action of probiotics and the theories behind it.

This book gives a comprehensive overview of the mode of action of probiotics and the theories behind it.

In addition, it highlights the main benefits of using probiotics in poultry production, such as maintaining gut health and integrity, reducing gut inflammation, modulating the immune system, preventing bacterial lameness, preventing reproductive tract infections, combating various enteric pathogens and improving performance.

The chapters of this book illustrate various studies which show the efficacy of probiotics in reducing livestock and poultry diseases, potentially reducing the need for antibiotic intervention, in addition to improving production performance.

Additional Information

Author Edited by Wael H A Abdelrahman
Availability In Print
Dimensions 250mm x 170mm x 20mm (H,W,D)
Extent 244 Pages
ISBN 9780955501180
Publication date 2014
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Contributors

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Abbreviations

Introduction

Chapter 1: Probiotics – basic concept, mode of action and product development aspects

Chapter 2: Probiotics and intestinal inflammation in poultry

Chapter 3: Influence of probiotics on intestinal structure and barrier functionality of poultry

Chapter 4: Intestinal integrity and the reduction of leg abnormalities in poultry

Chapter 5: Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis and lameness in broilers: pathogenesis, experimental models, and preventative treatments

Chapter 6: Probiotics as alternatives to antimicrobial growth promoters (AGPs) in broiler nutrition: modes of action and effects on performance

Chapter 7: Probiotics and Campylobacter colonization control in poultry

Chapter 8: Probiotics in laying hens – prevention of reproductive tract infections

Chapter 9: Probiotics as a strategy to fight necrotic enteritis in chicken

Chapter 10: Probiotics for salmonella control in poultry

Chapter 11:Probiotics and coccidiosis control in poultry

Index

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