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Approaches in Poultry, Dairy & Veterinary Sciences

Optimal Gut and Survival in AGP-Free Broilers: Effects of Medium-Chain Glycerides and Phytogenics

  • Open or Close Kirsten De Keyser, DVM, PhD*

    New Business Development, AVEVE Biochem NV, Belgium

    *Corresponding author: Kirsten De Keyser, DVM, PhD, AVEVE Biochem NV, Eugeen Meeusstraat 6, 2170 Merksem, Belgium

Submission: October 13, 2017; Published: January 30, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/APDV.2018.02.000545

ISSN: 2576-9162
Volume2 Issue4


The key to optimal animal production is a balanced gut. Performance pressure renders broilers vulnerable to infectious and/or non-infectious triggers. With the European withdrawal of antimicrobial growth promoters (AGP) in 2006, enteric broiler diseases became more prevalent in the EU. A common syndrome causing intestinal health aberrance is called ‘dysbiosis’ or ‘dysbacteriosis’ [1]. This condition hampers a proper digestion thus compromises productivity, survival and well being whilst increasing time and cost of therapeutic treatment.

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