Enterobacteriaceae Genera Representation of Chicken’s Gastrointestinal Tract after Feed Additives Application

Martin Mellen, Miroslava Kačániová, Jana Petrová, Henrieta Arpášová, Marcela Capcarová, Peter Haščík

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The aim of this study was to examine the effect of different feed additives on the Enterobacteriaceae genera colonization of chicken (Coob 500) gastrointestinal tract. The Agolin Poultry, AgolinTannin Plus, Biostrong 510+FortiBac and Agolin acid were administered to forth feed mixtures and Biocitro to drinking water in various amounts except of the control group. The addition of 1.5 g Agolin Poultry to 15 kg of feed was included in the first experimental group, the addition of 7.5 g Agolin Tannin Plus to 15 kg of feed in the second experimental group, the addition of 15g Biostrong510+FortiBac to 15 kg of feed the third experimental group, 15 g  in the fourth experimental group of Agolin acid to 15 kg of feed and 10 ml fifth experimental group of drinking water. The highest count of Enterobacteriaceae genera counts was found in the control group. The lower count of Enterobacteriaceae genera counts was found in the second experimental group where 7.5 g of Agolin Tannin Plus to 15 kg was added to feed mixture.


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feed additives, gastrointestinal tract colonization, Enterobacteriaceae genera

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