Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2003;43(2):189-194.
Effect on Field Trial of Oriental Herbal Medicine Feed Additives on Prevention of Salmonella in Chickens
Ho-jo Kang1, Young-hwan Kim1, Hu-jang Lee1, Jong-shu Kim1, Toh-gyong Kim2, Eun-hee Kim3, Mi-rim Park1, Gon-sup Kim1
1Institute of Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gyeongsang National University
2Kyongnam Livestock Promotion Institute
3Chinju International University
Salmonella 방제에 대한 한방사료첨가제의 야외적용 효과
강호조1, 김용환1, 이후장1, 김종수1, 김도경2, 김은희3, 박미림1, 김곤섭1
1경상대학교 수의과대학 동물의학연구소
The present study was conducted to investigate the preventive effect of feed supplemented with 1.0% oriental herbal medicine feed additives (OHMFA) on the colonization of Salmonella spp. and incidence of death in broiler chickens. The frequency of Salmonella spp. in feces samples treated with OHMFA (25/239; 10.5%) was significantly reduced (p<0.05) than that of control group (83/347; 23.9%). A total of 108 Salmonella spp, belonging to four different serotypes, were isolated from three broiler farms. Among the serotypes isolated, Salmonella typhimurium was the moot prevalent (60.2%), followed by S. enteritidis (20.4%), S. gallinarum (13.0%) and S. pullorum (6.4%). In incidence of death in chickens during experiment, the mortality of rate OHMFA group (3.9%) was significantly lower (p<0.01) than that of control group (5.7%). These results show that the administration of OHMFA may prevent the colonization of Salmonella in chickens.
Key Words: Salmonella, chicken, oriental herbal medicine feed additives, preventive effect

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