Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry

Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry

By Mahmoud Alagawany and Mohamed E. Abd El-Hack

Natural Feed Additives Used in the Poultry Industry PDF 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.

  • 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.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 an Overview of Natural Feed Additive Alternatives to Agps

Chapter 2 Antibiotics as Growth Promoters in Poultry Feeding

Chapter 3 the Role of Garlic and Rosemary Herbs in Poultry Nutrition

Chapter 5 Beneficial Impacts of Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Herb To Promote Poultry Health and Production

Chapter 6 the Useful Applications of Origanum Vulgare in Poultry Nutrition

Chapter 7 Importance of Quinoa (Chenopodium Quinoa) In Poultry Nutrition

Chapter 8 Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) As a Useful Feed Supplement In Poultry

Chapter 9 Nutritional and Promising Therapeutic Potential of Chia Seed as a Feed Additive in Poultry

Chapter 10 Cassia Fistula: Potential Health-Promoting Candidate For

Chapter 11 Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) And Its Role in PoultryNutrition

Chapter 12 Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis) And Its Beneficial Role In Poultry Nutrition

Chapter 13 Beneficial Impacts of Essential Oils on Poultry Health And Production

Chapter 16 Nutritional Applications of Nanotechnology in Poultry With Special References to Minerals




Subject Index

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