Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 19/09/2019Veterinary Immunology
La inmunología es una rama de la biología y las ciencias biomédicas que se ocupa de estudiar las células, los tejidos y los órganos responsables de detectar agentes extraños (antígenos) y desencadenar una acción defensiva.
Dr. David Díez Arias - 10/09/2019Heat stress in poultry farming
In animals, certain alterations occur as a reaction against those repeated stimuli that disturb their homeostasis or normal physiological balance. This phenomenon is known as stress. Among the different types of stress, heat is the most frequently...
Dr. Martín Quero - 4/09/2019Plasma Cholinesterase Activity in Wild Birds from Undisturbed Woodlands in the Central Monte Desert
Globally, the agricultural industry uses pesticides as a primary strategy in the regulation of pests that can affect crops and, therefore, can produce large economic losses. In South America, and particularly in Argentina, one of the most commonly...
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 13/07/2019Eggshell quality problems
The following article goes trough the main problems that may affect the eggshell formation process, and we mention their main causes.
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 12/07/2019Eggshell formation
Mineralization process is represented in nature in different ways: bone formation, teeth formation and eggshell formation when we refer to laying hens. The eggshell is produced in the uterus or shell gland by the deposition of calcium carbonate. The...
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 2/07/2019Physiology of egg laying hens
The egg production is a process of great complexity and that is intensely related to the reproductive organs physiology of the hen. The reproduction of the birds and of the mammals is very different, so much if we speak about their reproductive...