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Early feeding of prebiotics on development of the digestive system and gut
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation University of New England
Objective summary To evaluate whether provision of lowmolecular weight carbohydrates (oligomers of mannose galactose xylose or glucose) from hatch up to 7 days of age will affect development of the digestive system gut microflora and the immune function of broilers.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Sunday, May 01, 2005
Project completion date Friday, October 24, 2008
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Deliver safe food and good animal welfare outcomes
Principal researcher Paul Iji
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Libby Magann