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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 2/12/2019

Swine

Causes of immune deficiency in pigs

Animals have a highly specialized mechanism consisting of organs, tissues and cells, whose objective is the detection and elimination of potentially pathogenic external agents. Such a defensive mechanism is what we call immunity. The organism has...


Dr. David DĂ­ez Arias - 21/11/2019

Farm management, Poultry Farming

PHOTOPERIOD AND LIGHTING PROGRAMS IN BROILERS

PHOTOPERIOD Photoperiod is defined as the hours of light to which the birds are exposed in a period of 24 hours. It is very important in poultry farming, since the metabolic activity and, consequently, the productive parameters, as well as the...


Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 8/11/2019

Poultry Farming

Main disease vectors in poultry and control

Disease vectors include all those agents (person, object or animal) capable of transporting and transmitting a pathogen to another living organism. This article focusses on those disease vectors of special interest in poultry. The most important...


Dr. Germán Bertsch - 6/11/2019

Poultry Farming, Swine

Alternative cereals in animal feed

Use of alternative cereals to maize and wheat in animal feed It is well known that food accounts for 70% of the costs of a livestock farm, so the knowledge of different nutritional alternatives (alternative cereals), is an indispensable tool to...


Dr. Ă“scar F. Huertas Alva - 30/10/2019

Farm management, Swine

Biosecurity: essential to increase Swine Production

Biosecurity is one of the most important parts of the process of swine production. It is a set of practices designed to prevent the entry and transmission of pathogens in farms, a strategic and integrated idea which includes regulatory frameworks...


Veterinaria Digital - 21/10/2019

Antibiotics, Feeding, Nutritionals, Pronutrients

Animal feed: Garlic Properties

Garlic (Allium sativum L.) is a plant native from Central Asia and has been widely used as food since ancient times, acquiring a reputation as a therapeutic agent in the folklore of many cultures.


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