Dietary putrescine (1,4-diaminobutane) influences recovery of Turkey poults challenged with a mixed coccidial infection.

@article{Girdhar2006DietaryP,
  title={Dietary putrescine (1,4-diaminobutane) influences recovery of Turkey poults challenged with a mixed coccidial infection.},
  author={Sanjay R Girdhar and John Robert Barta and Francisco Santoyo and Trevor K. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={136 9},
  pages={2319-24}
}
Exogenous dietary putrescine (1,4-diaminobutane) can increase growth rates of neonatal animals, including calves, chicks, and piglets, under nutritional stress. Turkey poults often have a high mortality rate and this may be due to poor initial feeding behavior and inadequate development of the intestinal tract. We conducted an experiment to determine the… CONTINUE READING