MV. JÃºlia PiÃ© OrpÃ - 7/10/2020Flavourings in animal feed: Improve palatability in Pig Production
Flavourings are especially important in stages where pigs have decreased appetite, such as the first days after weaning. The enhancement of taste and smell by flavourings help to improve feed palatability and, consequently, animal feed intake.
MV. JÃºlia PiÃ© OrpÃ - 24/08/2020Limitations 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. David DÃez Arias - 11/02/2020The importance of intestinal physiology in the egg laying process
Currently, eggs have become one of the most important sources of animal protein, due to their nutritional qualities as well as their social acceptance. For this reason, its production is widespread and, in order to meet the needs of the global...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 5/02/2020Dirty eggs: causes and solutions
Dirty eggs and broken eggs are the main causes for egg rejection. In breeding hens, the percentage of dirty eggs should not exceed 1-2%. The objective is to reduce the percentage of dirty eggs to the minimum, to be able to discard this type of eggs...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 3/10/2019Organic Products, a growing trend
In recent decades there has been an increase in the consumption of organic products worldwide. This upward trend stems from the increasing social awareness about the environmental impact of food production. Increased sensitivity to the use of...
MV. JÃºlia PiÃ© OrpÃ - 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...