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Challenges to the gastrointestinal integrity in commercial broilers

The gastrointestinal tract is poorly developed in the first days of the chickens' life. When feeding and treating birds incorrectly in this phase major problems may appear at a later age. By handling the main threats in a combined way, losses can be minimised.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 12. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: nutrition, broilers, feeding, diet, disease



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