The global trend away from the use of antimicrobials in many poultry production systems and rapid advances in the understanding of the chicken gut microbiome are changing the way the industry looks at the microbiome, as a functional organ that performs essential functions in the birds. The chicken gut microbiome contains more genetic potential than the chicken itself and produces thousands of metabolites. Microbial metabolites have an incredible potential to affect the biology of the chicken and environmental emissions of poultry production. What if we could harness the potential of the microbial gut metabolites to reach higher levels of welfare, performance, and sustainability? In the second of a DSM Webinar series, world experts Prof. Filip van Immerseel from the University of Ghent in Belgium and Prof. Todd Applegate from the University of Georgia in the USA will talk about how the gut microbial metabolites affect poultry nutrition, health, and productivity, and new opportunities to modulate microbiome function and their metabolites to obtain measurable benefits in commercial poultry production.
This webinar will broadcast at: 9:00 AM CST (Chicago) / 3:00 PM GMT (London) / 10:00 PM CST (Beijing).
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This webinar is sponsored by DSM and presented by WATTPoultry, Feed Strategy, and WATT Global Media.
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