The Use of Organic Acids and Phytogenics to Promote Intestinal Tract Health

Globally, the use of antibiotics is under great scrutiny and changes to legislation will require the poultry industry to review production practices with much less reliance on antibiotics. The modern poultry industry demands increasing productivity and efficiency. Historically, antibiotics, particularly for growth promotion (AGPs), have made a significant contribution to achieving the modern levels of production. Dr Leon Broom from Anpario PLC introduces organic acids and phytogenics as natural alternatives with the potential to fill the void created by the reduction in antibiotic use.