Editors: Mahmoud Alagawany, Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack

Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry

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Library License: US $276
ISBN: 978-981-14-8843-6 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-8845-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2021
DOI: 10.2174/97898114884501200101

Introduction

Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry addresses recent information on the use of different natural feed additives in poultry nutrition. Chapters in the book focus on the growth, production, reproduction and health of poultry.

Key Features:

- 15 chapters contributed by more than 30 experts and scientists involved in animal and poultry nutrition, physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, and pathology

- Chapters highlight the significance of a variety of herbal plant extracts and derivatives, cold pressed and essential oils, fruits by-products, immunomodulators, organic acids, probiotics, nanoparticles and their role in poultry industry instead of the growth promoter antibiotics.

- Provides details about the use of antibiotic as growth promoters in poultry and the development of bacterial resistance.

- Provides a holistic approach on how natural feed additives can provide an efficient solution to animal health,

- Covers the main categories of poultry, including broiler chickens, laying hens, quails, geese, ducks, and turkey.

- References in each chapter for further reading

This handbook represents an up-to-date review of the existing knowledge on natural feed additives, both in vitro and in vivo and the basis for future research. The text is useful to students of poultry sciences, nutritionists, scientists, veterinarians, pharmacologists, poultry breeders, and animal husbandry extension workers.

Preface

Feed additives are non-nutritive preparations and formulations as well as useful microorganisms that are added to animal diets to enhance the growth, production, feed utilization, nutrient digestibility and absorption, immunity, public health, etc. This book on Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry addresses recent information on the use of different natural feed additives in poultry nutrition with regard to growth, production and reproduction and health of poultry. This book contains 16 chapters contributed by 38 experts and scientists of animal and poultry nutrition, animal and poultry physiology, toxicology, pharmacology, and pathology, which highlights the significance of herbal plants and their extracts and derivatives, cold pressed and essential oils, fruits by-products, immunomodulators, organic acids, probiotics, nanoparticles and their role in poultry industry instead of the growth promoter antibiotics. This book provides details about the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in the poultry industry and the development of bacteria resistance to antibiotics. All chapters provide a holistic approach to how natural feed additives can provide an efficient solution to animal health, also covering the main categories of poultry, including broiler chickens, laying hens, quails, geese, ducks, and turkey. This book represents an up-to-date review of the existing knowledge on natural feed additives, both in vitro and in vivo and the basis for future research. This book is useful to the students of poultry sciences, nutritionists, scientists, veterinarians, pharmacologists, poultry breeders, and animal husbandry extension workers.

Mahmoud Alagawany
Department of Poultry, Faculty of Agriculture,
Zagazig University,
Zagazig,
Egypt

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Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack
Department of Poultry, Faculty of Agriculture,
Zagazig University,
Zagazig,
Egypt

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