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Dr. Germán Bertsch - 3/11/2020

Formulation 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 - 29/10/2020

Prevalence and prevention of mycotoxins

Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by toxigenic fungi which are of great concern as major food and feed contaminants. The ingestion of mycotoxins may damage the digestive mucosa and, once absorbed, may affect additional internal organs and the...


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...


MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 24/08/2020

Limitations of egg production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Egg production in Africa, particularly in the developing countries, has a great impact on nutrition and food safety because the egg is a complete food that is relatively easy to produce. In this sense, egg production in Sub-Saharan countries is...


Dr. MartĂ­n Quero - 12/06/2020

Foodborne digestive mycosis and the influence of inappropriate use of antibiotics

Certain risk factors exist that predispose to this type of digestive mycosis and aggravate the pathological processes. These include poor nutrition, vitamin D deficiency, lack of hygiene in facility management, stress, immunosuppressive diseases and...


Dr. MartĂ­n Quero - 12/05/2020

Mycotoxin contamination of raw materials used in the swine feed industry in latin america

Mycotoxins are low molecular weight chemical compounds generated as secondary toxic metabolites by a wide range of fungi. These microorganisms belong to the phylum Ascomycota, commonly known as moulds, particularly the genera Fusarium, Penicillium,...


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