Efficacy of Alquernat Zycox against chemical Coccidiostat in commercial broiler chickens
This essay about coccidiosis was presented by Dr. Taohidul Islam, professor at the Bangladesh Agriculture Univeristy, at the XXX International Biovet Symposium held from October 27 to 31, 2017 in Cordoba.
Coccidiosis occurs clinically or subclinically, affecting the productive parameters. The pronutrients stimulate the local activity of the intestine so the immune system breaks the cycle of coccidia, eliminating them from the epithelial cells. Because of its mechanism of action, pronutrients are effective, safe and do not generate resistance.
In this trial, the effect of pronutrient Alquernat Zycox (a pronutrient of Biovet S.A.) on growth and conversion rate was evaluated. This study also makes a comparison of the effectiveness of Alquernat Zycox against a chemical coccidiostat to prevent coccidiosis.
Alquernat Zycox is a natural product with a high content of pronutrients from vegetal origin. It is an optimizer of the intestinal mucosa that helps to eliminate coccidia from the intestinal epithelial cells.
- A randomised, double-blind, controlled trial.
- Broiler (Cobb 500) chickens (n = 1000).
- 35 days.
- Control (n = 340) – Standard broiler feed
- Alquernat Zycox mixed feed (n = 330), at 0.5kg/ton
- Chemical coccidiostat mixed feed (n = 330), at 0.5 kg/ton
(Maduramycin 0.8% + Nicarbazin 8.0%)
- Feed was manufactured by the Freedom Feed Ltd.
- Three groups of chickens were reared separately with same management and environmental conditions .
- Feed and tube well water were provided ad libitum.
- ND (Nobilis MA5+Close 30, Day 4, 25).
- IBD (Noblis Gumboro 228E, Day 12, 19).
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