Enzyme/yeast-based prebiotic for poultry nutrition

Principal Investigator - Bogdan Slominski, University of Manitoba
Year the work was done - 2013-2017
Overall objective - To investigate the potential for a combination of an existing multicarbohydrase preparation fortified with a yeast cell wall lytic activity and the yeast derived product(s) as an effective and inexpensive alternative to antibiotics.

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Non-antibiotic control of bacterial infection

Principal Investigator - Mohammed Arshud Dar, University of Saskatchewan
Year the work was done - 2013-2017
Overall objective - To develop a non-antibiotics based in ovo effective, safe and economical strategy to prevent bacterial infections causing early chick mortalities and yolk sac infection (YSI).

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Evaluation of butyrate glycerides for developing an alternative to dietary antibiotics in poultry

Principal Investigator - Joshua Gong, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Year the work was done - 2014-2016
Overall objective - To evaluate the potential of butyrate glycerides as an alternative to dietary antibiotics to enhance chicken growth performance.

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Alternative antimicrobials from chicken blood

Principal Investigator - Max Hincke, University of Ottawa
Year the work was done - 2014-2017
Overall objective - To purify and validate poultry histones purified from red blood cells as an alternative antimicrobial agent, in order to increase the value of abattoir blood for the turkey, chicken broiler and layer (spent-hen) industries.

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Non-antibiotic control of bacterial infections in poultry

Principal Investigator - Arshud Dar, University of Saskatchewan
Year the work was done - 2018-2023
Overall objective - To develop and characterize non-antibiotics based in ovo and post hatch effective, safe and economical strategies for control of bacterial infections in poultry.

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