Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 13/07/2019Eggshell quality problems
The following article goes trough the main problems that may affect the eggshell formation process, and we mention their main causes.
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 12/07/2019Eggshell formation
Mineralization process is represented in nature in different ways: bone formation, teeth formation and eggshell formation when we refer to laying hens. The eggshell is produced in the uterus or shell gland by the deposition of calcium carbonate. The...
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 2/07/2019Physiology of egg laying hens
The egg production is a process of great complexity and that is intensely related to the reproductive organs physiology of the hen. The reproduction of the birds and of the mammals is very different, so much if we speak about their reproductive...
Dr. Germán Bertsch - 8/05/2019Avian coccidiosis: current situation in Southeast Asia and natural control methods
Coccidiosis is recognized as the parasitic disease with the greatest economic impact in the poultry industry worldwide. The losses are estimated at 1.5 trillion dollars per year, represented by a decrease in productive efficiency and anticoccidial...
Dr. David Díez Arias - 17/04/2019Impact of necrotic enteritis in birds and its prevention through the use of a natural additive based on cimenol ring
La enteritis necrótica (NE) es una infección aguda producida por el microorganismo gram-positivo Clostridium perfringens, que se caracteriza por la necrosis severa de la mucosa intestinal. Es una de las patologías aviares más importantes a nivel...
Dr. David Díez Arias - 3/04/2019The importance of environmental ammonia levels and their control thanks to Alquernat Yucca
The quality of the environment in farms is a very important factor because animal welfare, productivity and, therefore, economic performance, depend on it. Although certain environmental parameters in farms are controlled methodically and routinely,...