“Editorial” blog develops the philosophy of Veterinaria Digital and collects the main ideas with which the digital and scientific magazine participates actively in the world of poultry and swine. In its posts appear ideas about social habits, breakdowns on actions taken and proposed reforms to improve the situation in the poultry, pig, sheep, beef and aquaculture sectors. It is concerned about issues related to the health situation, cleanliness habits, vaccine selection, research, latest technologies, agricultural and livestock re-industrialization, etc.
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 16/06/2021Editorial 71: Expecting transparency from the public can be a vain hope
In ancient times public decisions were justified in the name of good or against evil. But history shows that, since ancient times, public propaganda has tried to influence private opinion.
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 1/04/2021Editorial 70: The pandemic of the fifth century before our era
2,451 years ago, in 430 BC, in two countries of the Eastern Mediterranean, an epidemic outbreak took place that sowed death, economic ruin and despair. It began in the Achaemenid Empire, corresponding to a territory between present-day India, Ethiopia,...
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 18/11/2020Editorial 69: Far, Koch and Flugge, essential to maintain hygienic-sanitary conditions on farms
Hygienic conditions in poultry and pig farms are a key to prevent the appearance and spread of epidemics among these animals. During the 19th century, Far, Koch and Flugge established the conclusions of their studies focused on these sanitary conditions:
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 20/10/2020Editorial 68: Veterinary experiences in epizootic diseases
The evolution of poultry and pig farming radically changed the problems that arose from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Nowadays, billions of animals are raised in large communities in expressly built facilities. The increasing emergence of...
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 25/02/2019Editorial 66: Zero Hunger for 2030
The "bureaucratic" objective is Zero Hunger by 2030.Â Although the reality is that, in 2018, 821 million people suffered from hunger and 150 million children suffered from stunting, according to reports of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...