A Review of Dietary Probiotics in Poultry

Document Type : Review Article


Applied Microbiology Research Center, Systems Biology and Poisonings Institute, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran



The use of probiotics has rapidly grown in recent years, enhancing the performance of broilers and leading to the production of products free of any probiotic trace. Recent evidence suggests that the use of microbial probiotics can play a significant role in the future of the poultry industry. Although this method is not complete yet, it can be employed by human societies as a useful tool to maximize poultry products, enhance the health, and ensure the safety of food sources. Some reports show that the application of probiotics in the feed of broilers can lead to positive outcomes such as increased weight and improved feed conversion ratio (FCR).


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