Ing. Gerardo Mayoral GarcĂa - 29/10/2021Water medication a better way to do it? – Pig production
Pig production is currently facing many challenges, among which we find a growing concern for the use of antibiotics during the different phases of the production cycle of the animals. The obligatory nature of a rational use of these molecules leads...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 21/09/2020Importance of salmonellosis as a zoonosis
Salmonellosis is a disease caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella that can affect humans and animals. Its importance lies on the ability of some serovars to cause zoonosis and the fact that it is one of the most frequent food-borne diseases in...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 17/09/2020Anticoccidial plan: Challenges in the prevention and control of coccidiosis
Prevention and control of coccidiosis has usually been done by the combination of different tools, including the correct application of a biosecurity plan, cleaning and disinfection of the facilities, together with the use of anticoccidial drugs.
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 7/01/2020Antibiotic-free egg production in poultry farming
Laying hens farming is focused on producing high-quality and safe eggs and, in addition, maintain a healthy status of the animals. In order to achieve these objectives, the use of vaccines and antibiotics (whether as prophylactic, therapeutic or to...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 2/12/2019Causes of immune deficiency in pigs
Animals have a highly specialized mechanism consisting of organs, tissues and cells, whose objective is the detection and elimination of potentially pathogenic external agents. Such a defensive mechanism is what we call immunity. The organism has...
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...