Antibiotic alternatives in turkey production

12-05-2005 | | |

Turkeys are known to respond to various treatments differently than chickens. Since production without antibiotic growth enhancers is being encouraged and several antibiotics have been banned from use in poultry, the industry is searching for alternatives. Which of these can be used for turkeys?

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Keywords: turkeys, antibiotics, alternatives, production, enhancers, resistance, immunomodulators