Immune responses, intestinal microbiota, performance and blood characteristics of Japanese quail fed on diets containing camphor

A. Sedaghat, M. A. Karimi Torshizi
  • animal, May 2017, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s1751731117001148

Camphor: A novel poultry phytogenic feed additive

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Supplementing different ranges of camphor, as a novel feed additive, has been evaluated in Japanese quail. Herein, we showed that camphor can effectively improve certain aspects of immunity and health status. Animal feed producers and even poultry farmers may incorporate this drug in their feed to benefit from its modulatory function on immunity, intestinal bacteria and health status in flocks.

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