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Alternatives to the use of antibiotics for laying hens in growing phase

  • 2020
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 50
S.M.C. Tfaile, J.E. de Moraes, F.E.L. Budiño, D.F. Soares, N.Y. Sitanaka, K.M.R. Duarte, S.K. Kakimoto, T.L. Reis, L. Amoroso & C.C. Pizzolante Page: 553 - 563

This study evaluated the performance, immune response to vaccination, digestive organs, intestinal histomorphometry, and microbiological development in the diet and litter of Isa Brown strains at growing receiving phase alternative additives in the place of antibiotics. Four treatments were arrayed…

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Research and development on climate change and greenhouse gases in support of climate-smart livestock production and a vibrant industry (Invited paper)

  • 2014
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 44
M.M. Scholtz, H.C. Schönfeldt, F.W.C. Neser & G.M. Schutte Page: 1 - 7

Climate change represents a feedback-loop in which livestock production both contributes to the problem and suffers from the consequences. The impact of global warming and continued, uncontrolled release of greenhouse gasses (GHG) has twofold implications for the livestock industry, and…

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