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Avian Gut Function in Health and Disease


Series: Poultry Science Symposium Series Volume: 28

Edited By: G Perry

384 pages, Illustrations

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #172844 | ISBN: 1845931807
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NHBS Price: £94.99 $117/€106 approx

About this book

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.


* Introduction; * Gastrointestinal structure and functional development; * Gut flora; * Nutritional effects; * Pathology; * Immunological and pathogen control; * Monitoring and practical experience.

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