Efficacy of phosphomycin in the control of Escherichia coli infection of broiler chickens.

Seventy-five 25-day-old broilers were divided into three groups: group I unmedicated and challenged with E. coli O78:K80; group F infected and treated with 150 ppm of phosphomycin in their drinking water, and group C acted as a control. Their weights, feed intake, clinical signs, macroscopic lesions, E. coli reisolation, and serum biochemistry were compared… CONTINUE READING