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Dr. Germán Bertsch - 23/09/2021

COLISTIN: Limitations and strategies to replace it as an antibiotic growth promoter (AGP)

Currently, the use of colistin as a growth promoter is already prohibited in several Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Mexico; and it should not take long to reach the rest of the countries. In Central...


MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 24/06/2021

Use of immunoboosters in poultry: efficacy, benefits, and added value

Infections are constantly challenging poultry and are a risk for the farms’ economy because of the intensive rearing conditions, which include high densities and high infection pressures. These add up to the high prevalence of immunosuppressive...


MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 4/05/2021

Necrotic dermatitis in USA

Necrotic dermatitis, also known as gangrenous dermatitis, is a disease that affects poultry and is caused by opportunistic microorganisms (clostridia and Staphylococcus aureus). These agents take advantage of predisposing factors to produce the...


MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 22/12/2020

Most common vaccination programs for broilers

Vaccination programs for broilers is an essential tool for disease prevention, particularly for viral diseases, in poultry farming. It causes an immune response in birds to protect them from the field infection. Vaccines usually contain the...


Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 16/11/2020

Main immunosuppressive pathogens and the use of immunostimulants in poultry

The main immunosuppressive pathogens with interest in poultry have viral etiology, and the Gumboro disease virus (IBDV), the infectious bursitis virus, the Newcastle disease virus (NDV) and the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are the most...


Dr. David DĂ­ez Arias - 6/08/2020

Vaccine failures in poultry

Currently, the poultry industry faces many microbiological challenges that can affect animal health and, consequently, lead to a negative economic impact in poultry farms. This is partly due to the intensification of the production in the recent...


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