S. Heidelberg load reduced in chicks treated with acidified water the first 2 weeks of life

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Practical advantages In addition to lowering the Salmonella load, he noted that water acidification has other practical advantages, including keeping water lines cleaner by removing residues that bacteria feed on.5

“Water is a critically important nutrient for chickens. Providing clean water to birds should be a priority, and water acidification can help toward that goal,” Da Costa said.

Practical advantages In addition to lowering the Salmonella load, he noted that water acidification has other practical advantages, including keeping water lines cleaner by removing residues that bacteria feed on.5

“Water is a critically important nutrient for chickens. Providing clean water to birds should be a priority, and water acidification can help toward that goal,” Da Costa said.

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2 Weber L.
(2019) Water acidification. An innovative way to boost gut health.. Canadian Poult. March 22.
3 Watkins S, et al.
(2004) Effects of water acidification on broiler performance.. Poult Site. Oct 29.
4 Data on file.
. Zoetis LLC. Study No. 02-19-70AQO.
5 McCoy J.
(2011) Water quality and water sanitation. In: Owen R, ed. A Practical Guide for Managing Risk in Poultry Production.. Am Assoc Avian Pathol. 2011;15.

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