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Probiotics in Poultry Production

Edited by Wael H A Abdelrahman

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Probiotics – basic concept, mode of action and product development aspects
  • Probiotics and intestinal inflammation in poultry
  • Influence of probiotics on intestinal structure and barrier functionality of poultry
  • Intestinal integrity and the reduction of leg abnormalities in poultry
  • Bacterial chondronecrosis with osteomyelitis and lameness in broilers: pathogenesis, experimental models, and preventative treatments
  • Probiotics as alternatives to antimicrobial growth promoters (AGPs) in broiler nutrition: modes of action and effects on performance
  • Probiotics and Campylobacter colonization control in poultry
  • Probiotics in laying hens – prevention of reproductive tract infections
  • Probiotics as a strategy to fight necrotic enteritis in chicken
  • Probiotics for salmonella control in poultry
  • Probiotics and coccidiosis control in poultry

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Probiotics in Poultry Production

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Mycotoxins in Swine Production

Edited by Inês Rodrigues and Maximillian Smith

Contents

  • Foreword by Inês Rodrigues
  • Mycotoxins - General Concepts
  • Mycotoxicoses in Swine
  • Swine Immune System
  • Analyzing Mycotoxin Content in Commodities / Feeds
  • Fighting Mycotoxins
  • Literature

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Mycotoxins in Swine Production

Mycotoxins Quo Vadis? Why Feed Additives?

Radu Marti, Rǎzvan Mihail Radu-Rusu, Coordinator – Prof. Ioan Vacaru-Opris

Contents

  • Foreword
  • Animal Rearing between Illusion and Pragmatism
  • Feed Additives – Fetish or Reality?
  • Classification of Feed Additives and their Role
  • Mycotoxins – “Silent Killers”. Where do they come from? Since when? Where are they heading?
  • Personal Research on the Inactivation and the Detoxification of Mycotoxins in Broiler Chickens' Feed
  • Conclusions

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Mycotoxins Quo Vadis? Why Feed Additives?

Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health

Gino Lorenzoni

Contents

  • Introduction to Gut Health
  • Basic introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the digestive systems
  • Immune functions of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Modulating the gastrointestinal ecosystem
  • Diseases in poultry directly influenced by gut health
  • Diseases in poultry indirectly influenced by gut health
  • Diseases in humans caused by bacterial infections vectored by poultry
  • Conclusions

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Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health

Phytogenics In Animal Nutrition: Natural Concepts To Optimize Gut Health And Performance

Tobias Steiner

Contents

  • Preface
  • Essential Oils: Biochemistry, Production and Utilisation
  • Phytogenic Feed Additives to Young Piglets and Poultry: Mechanisms and Application
  • Influence of Phytogenics on the Immunity of Livestock and Poultry
  • Phytobased Products for the Control of Intestinal Diseases in Chickens in the Post Antibiotic Era
  • Enhancing Feed Intake by the Sow during Lactation using Phytogenics
  • Phytogenic Compounds in Broiler Nutrition
  • Essential Oils as Feed Additives in Ruminant Nutrition
  • The Potential of Phytogenic Compounds in Aquaculture
  • Application and Benefits of Phytogenics in Egg Production
  • Conclusions

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Phytogenics In Animal Nutrition: Natural Concepts To Optimize Gut Health And Performance

Managing Gut Health-Natural Growth Promoters As A Key To Animal Performance

Tobias Steiner

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Gut microflora
  • Use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal nutrition
  • Natural Growth Promoters - alternatives to antibiotics
  • Acidifiers
  • Probiotics
  • Prebiotics
  • Feed enzymes
  • Phytogenics
  • Immune stimulants
  • Conclusions

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Managing Gut Health