Drug administration to poultry.

  title={Drug administration to poultry.},
  author={Brenda Vermeulen and Patrick de Backer and Jean Paul Remon},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
  volume={54 6},
Drugs can be administered to birds either individually or as a flock treatment. For poultry, drinking water and feed medication are preferred, but in the case of serious disease, parenteral administration can be an alternative. For an efficient and safe therapy, data on drug pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics are required. Therefore, the gastrointestinal anatomy and physiology of birds, and the elimination of drugs in birds are discussed in this review. In addition, important aspects of… CONTINUE READING