Dr. Germán Bertsch - 9/11/2021Poultry: liver challenges derived from the diet
High production performance makes animals prone to suffer from hepatic stress, making the organ more susceptible to different challenges, such as mycotoxins, free radicals, infectious agents, and diets with an inadequate protein-energy ratio that...
Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 6/07/2021Fishmeal manufacturing processes
Fishmeal is a raw material for the manufacture of animal feed, so it is important to know the manufacturing processes.
MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 8/09/2020Role 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 - 23/01/2020Oxidative 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 - 25/09/2019Factors 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 - 14/06/2016Use 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...