Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 23/01/2020Oxidative stress in animal production
Vitamin E and selenium (Se) are essential micronutrients that play a key role in the maintenance of the oxidative balance. The oxidative balance refers to the balance between the production of free radicals and the antioxidant capacity of the...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 17/01/2020Rearing pullets: handling and main challenges
The growing and rearing stages of the laying hen are basic to allow the animal express its maximum genetic potential in the productive phase, in order to achieve a proper production curve with high and persistent peak.
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...
Veterinaria Digital - 2/01/2020Veterinaria Digital nÂş2
You can now download the NEW EDITION OF VETERINARIADIGITAL with a small compilation of the most relevant articles from our international news portal on Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production.
Dr. David DĂez Arias - 21/11/2019PHOTOPERIOD AND LIGHTING PROGRAMS IN BROILERS
PHOTOPERIOD Photoperiod is defined as the hours of light to which the birds are exposed in a period of 24 hours. It is very important in poultry farming, since the metabolic activity and, consequently, the productive parameters, as well as the...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 8/11/2019Main disease vectors in poultry and control
Disease vectors include all those agents (person, object or animal) capable of transporting and transmitting a pathogen to another living organism. This article focusses on those disease vectors of special interest in poultry. The most important...