Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 12/01/2021Effect of Deoxynivalenol (DON) on pigs | influence of environmental conditions in Europe
The deoxynivalenol (DON), is one of the most important mycotoxins in pigs, due to the high sensitivity of this species and the high prevalence of this mycotoxin in the European continent, where it causes a marked reduction in feed...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 24/12/2020Deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone in pigs: Prevalence in North America and prevention mechanisms
DON and zearalenone are two of the most frightening mycotoxins for pig producers because of two main reasons: they are very toxic in this species and highly prevalent, particularly DON.
Dr. David DĂez Arias - 17/12/2020Hepatic disorders and their relationship with laying parameters
Egg industry has grown exponentially worldwide in the last 25 years, almost doubling its capacity, and a similar scenario is expected for the next 25. This growth will be accompanied by a marked increase in the world population that will undoubtedly...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 3/11/2020Formulation and variability of raw materials in feed
Animal feed is formulated using the formulation system with the objective of achieving the lowest cost, combining the necessary quantities of the available ingredients (raw materials) to meet the nutritional requirements of the target animal. The...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 29/10/2020Prevalence and prevention of mycotoxins
Mycotoxin production is influenced by the type of substrates and environmental conditions, like moisture and temperature.Â Mycotoxin contamination is an ubiquitous problem that can occur throughout the food chain, depending on the conditions of the...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 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...