Bioproduct combination study to avoid antibiotics in broiler chicken production

Stéphane Godbout

Researcher, P.Eng., agr., Ph.D.

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Description

The overall objective of this study is to create a cheap, effective, ecofriendly alternative to the use of antibiotics on chicken farms by developing a new formula using yeasts, enzymes, and organic acids.

Objective(s)

  • Reduce the use of antibiotics in intensive chicken-rearing facilities
  • Produce the required enzymes and organic acids
  • Prepare animal diets supplemented with the formula
  • Analyze the life cycle of this new practice
  • Conduct a technical and economic analysis

From 2013 to 2018

Project duration

Livestock production

Activity areas

Animal welfare, Food safety and quality

Services

IRDA works to create alternatives to the use of antibiotics on chicken farms.

Partner

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement (INRS-ETE)

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