Articles | Volume 62, issue 1
Original study
28 Jun 2019
Original study |  | 28 Jun 2019

The effects of fermented milk products (kefir and yogurt) and probiotic on performance, carcass characteristics, blood parameters, and gut microbial population in broiler chickens

Mohammad Ghasemi-Sadabadi, Yahya Ebrahimnezhad, Abdolahad Shaddel-Tili, Vahid Bannapour-Ghaffari, Hashem Kozehgari, and Mirmojtaba Didehvar

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