Using antimicrobial proteins to control necrotic enteritis in meat chickens


  • Project code: PRJ-000697

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Sunday, October 2, 2005

  • Project completion date: Monday, October 1, 2007

  • National Priority: CME-Priority 3-Contributing to efficient and secure chicken production systems


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation


Objective Summary

To develop therapeutic treatments for necrotic enteritis based on the use of antimicrobial proteins such as bacterioncins delivered to birds by live bacterial vectors.