0.857
IF5
0.900
IF
Q3
JCR
0.92
CiteScore
0.405
SJR
Q2
SJR
20
MNiSW
165.24
ICV
ORIGINAL PAPER
 
CC-BY 4.0
 
 

Bacterial microflora of the chicken embryos and newly hatched chicken

 
1
Department of Pre-Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
J. Anim. Feed Sci. 2008;17(2):224–232
Publish date: 2008-04-08
KEYWORDS
ABSTRACT
The purpose of the study was to examine of bacteria present in chicken embryos and newly hatched chicks. The bacteria were determined quantitatively in caecal contents, liver and yolk sac of 25 embryos at 18 day of incubation, 25 embryos at 20 day incubation, and 25 newly hatched chicks. Gram-positive cocci belonging to the Enterococcus genus dominated in all samples examined and their population number amounted from 102 to 106 CFU/g in caecal contents, 102-104 CFU/g in yolk sac, and 103 CFU/g in liver. Other bacteria present in some samples were: Staphylococcus sp. 102-104 CFU/g, E. coli 106 CFU/g, C. tertium 105 CFU/g, Klebsiella sp. 104 CFU/g, and Enterobacter sp. 102 CFU/g. The results obtained indicate that the profile of gut microflora becomes more differentiated and their population number of particular groups higher with the age of embryos. Moreover, potentially pathogenic bacteria, including anaerobic Clostridium tertium may be isolated already during hatching period, suggesting the possibility of infection of embryos and newly hatched chicks.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
M. Kizerwetter-Świda   
Department of Pre-Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
 
CITATIONS (19):
1. Metagenomic bacterial community profiles of chicken embryo gastrointestinal tract by using T-RFLP analysis
L. A. Ilina, E. A. Yildirim, I. N. Nikonov, V. A. Filippova, G. Y. Laptev, N. I. Novikova, A. A. Grozina, T. N. Lenkova, V. A. Manukyan, I. A. Egorov, V. I. Fisinin
Doklady Biochemistry and Biophysics
2. The intestinal microbiota and its modulation for Salmonella control in chickens
James R. Chambers, Joshua Gong
Food Research International
3. Clinical Update and Treatment of Selected Infectious Gastrointestinal Diseases in Avian Species
João Brandão, Hugues Beaufrère
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine
4. Identification of Lactobacillus strains of goose origin using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and 16S–23S rDNA intergenic spacer PCR analysis
Marta Dec, Renata Urban-Chmiel, Sebastian Gnat, Andrzej Puchalski, Andrzej Wernicki
Research in Microbiology
5. Applications of In Ovo Technique for the Optimal Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract and the Potential Influence on the Establishment of Its Microbiome in Poultry
Stephanie M. Roto, Young Min Kwon, Steven C. Ricke
Frontiers in Veterinary Science
6. Diversity and temporal stability of bacterial communities in a model passerine bird, the zebra finch
CLARE McW. H. BENSKIN, GLENN RHODES, ROGER W. PICKUP, KENNETH WILSON, IAN R. HARTLEY
Molecular Ecology
7. Risk to public and/or animal health of the treatment of dead-in-shell chicks (Category 2 material) to be used as raw material for the production of biogas or compost with Category 3 approved method
EFSA Journal
8. Scientific Opinion on Hatchery Waste as animal by‐products
EFSA Journal
9. Characterization of pathogenic Enterococcus cecorum from different poultry groups: Broiler chickens, layers, turkeys, and waterfowl
Beata Dolka, Dorota Chrobak-Chmiel, Michał Czopowicz, Piotr Szeleszczuk, Anderson de Souza Sant'Ana
PLOS ONE
10. Recruitment and establishment of the gut microbiome in arctic shorebirds
Kirsten Grond, Richard B Lanctot, Ari Jumpponen, Brett K Sandercock
FEMS Microbiology Ecology
11. Immunomodulation and effects on microbiota after in ovo administration of chicken cathelicidin-2
Tryntsje Cuperus, Marina D. Kraaij, Aldert L. Zomer, Albert van Dijk, Henk P. Haagsman, Xiaonan Han
PLOS ONE
12. Chicken intestinal microbiota function with a special emphasis on the role of probiotic bacteria
A.A. Cisek, M. Binek
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences
13. Fumigating broiler hatching eggs with lysozyme product (Inovapure) to reduce eggshell microbial load
Xujie Li, Derek Anderson, Bruce Rathgeber, Nancy McLean, Janice MacIsaac
Poultry Science
14. Review: Roles of Prebiotics in Intestinal Ecosystem of Broilers
Po-Yun Teng, Woo Kyun Kim
Frontiers in Veterinary Science
15. The avian gut microbiota: community, physiology and function in wild birds
Kirsten Grond, Brett K. Sandercock, Ari Jumpponen, Lydia H. Zeglin
Journal of Avian Biology
16. Prebiotics and synbiotics – in ovo delivery for improved lifespan condition in chicken
M. Siwek, A. Slawinska, K. Stadnicka, J. Bogucka, A. Dunislawska, M. Bednarczyk
BMC Veterinary Research
17. An evaluation of alternative methods for sanitizing hatching eggs
E F Melo, W L S Clímaco, M V Triginelli, D P Vaz, M R de Souza, N C Baião, M A Pompeu, L J C Lara
Poultry Science
18. Perinatal Nutrition, Post-Hatch Holding Time and In ovo feeding
Yang Moon
Korean Journal of Poultry Science
19. Effects of in ovo injection of prebiotics and synbiotics on the productive performance and microstructural features of the superficial pectoral muscle in broiler chickens
A Dankowiakowska, J Bogucka, A Sobolewska, S Tavaniello, G Maiorano, M Bednarczyk
Poultry Science
ISSN:1230-1388