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MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 8/09/2020

Role of the liver in egg production

The liver has an essential role for the animals since it performs basic functions such as detoxification of the organism and synthesis of proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. In poultry, maintaining the liver in optimal conditions is imperative...


Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 23/01/2020

Oxidative stress in animal production

Vitamin E and selenium (Se) are essential micronutrients that play a key role in the maintenance of the oxidative balance. The oxidative balance refers to the balance between the production of free radicals and the antioxidant capacity of the...


MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 25/09/2019

Factors that affect the egg internal quality and hatchability

Egg internal quality is a major issue in poultry, whether in layers or breeders, because, in the former, internal quality defines the egg nutritional quality and acceptance in the market. At the same time, in breeders, it is translated into better...


Lourdes de las Heras Alegret - 14/06/2016

Use of natural additive intestinal regenerator VS Use of antibiotic growth promoter in broilers

The gastrointestinal tract of a bird is a specialized tube that begins at the peak and ends in the sewer. Its primary function is the conversion and digestion of food. The intestine is divided into 5 regions: gut, proventriculus, gizzard, small...


Veterinaria Digital - 23/11/2012

Antioxidants and Free Radicals

First we will detail in this article the concepts of free radicals at the cellular and biochemical, and the effects caused in animals which require the use of antioxidants in the diet to avoid these problems at the production level, and in the case...


Veterinaria Digital - 10/09/2012

Animal nutrition and the use of antioxidants in the feed

An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules. The oxidation is a chemical reaction of electron transfer of a substance to an oxidizing agent. Oxidation reactions can produce free radicals, which...


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