Main Pathologies Blog
Blog “Main Pathologies in Poultry and Swine” addresses the main diseases of farm animals, in a didactic way and with comprehensive approach. It describes in depth the pathologies explaining: its definition; etiology (cause why it is contracted); epidemiology (incidence of this disease in swine or poultry); the symptoms (clinical picture and injuries); diagnosis, control, prophylaxis (prevention) and treatment. The blog is directed by a group of vets experts in poultry and swine sectors and written by Dr. Maria Soriano (Biovet S.A). The entire team of professionals specialized in Veterinary Sciences has extensive field experience, so their contributions offer a distinctive feature of accuracy.
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 15/10/2021Porcine atrophic rhinitis: How to control this disease?
Porcine atrophic rhinitis is an infectious disease that affects the respiratory system of pigs and has a major impact on production.
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 5/08/2021Gumboro disease: What is it and how to prevent it?
Gumboro disease is an avian pathology of viral origin that affects young poultry and can have high mortality. How to prevent and control it?
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 11/08/2020What is avian influenza and why is it so important?
Avian Influenza, also called avian flu, is an infectious disease caused by an Influenza A virus, which generally affects all types of birds and sometimes mammals. It is of global importance today because of the effects it can have at a sanitary and...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 21/07/2020Haemorrhagic enteritis of turkeys
TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF TURKEYS HE outbreaks can be treated by subcutaneous injection with 0.5-1ml of antiserum from recovered birds. Recording secondary infections, antibiotics may be used and, if possible, election should be based on...
MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 2/06/2020Coccidiosis in ruminants
The most frequent clinical signs are bloody or mucous diarrhea, depression and weakness, abdominal pain, dehydration, paleness of the mucous membranes, weight loss and, in severe cases, constipation and rectal prolapse. In subclinical infestations,...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 20/04/2020Newcastle disease
Newcastle disease is a viral infection of bird species, primarily seen as an acute respiratory disease, caused by virulent strains of avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1). It is a highly contagious disease of great relevance in the poultry industry.