TITLE

Air-borne bacterial contaminations in two broiler hatcheries in the North-East of Algeria

AUTHOR(S)
Agabou, A.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary World;Jan2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The presence of microorganisms in the hatchery is directly related to deficiencies in hygiene which can result in elevated first-week chick mortality and depressed growth rate. Bacteriological analyses of the air in two broiler hatcheries in the province of Constantine (North-East of Algeria) showed that their hygienic levels remain insufficient with high contamination rates and the presence of a large number of highly pathogenic bacteria including Salmonella spp, E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.
ACCESSION #
53774656

 

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