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Natural growth promoters have potential in poultry feeding systems

Antibiotic growth promoters are banned in Europe and many countries in the future will follow suit. The search for alternatives will be an ongoing quest. Scientists with the Project Directorate on Poultry (ICAR) in India conclude that natural growth promoters can benefit poultry when a replacement for antibiotics is sought.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 10, no. 8

Keywords: Natural growth promoters, NGP, antibiotic growth promoters, AGP, probiotics, enzymes, organic acids, poultry feed

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