MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 23/11/2020Control of microbial contamination in animal products for human consumption in USA
The food industry is paying a lot of attention to avoid the presence of potentially pathogenic microorganisms in contaminated food, especially in animal products, which represent a threat for food safety.
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 3/11/2020Formulation 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...
Dr. David DĂez Arias - 23/10/2020Strategies for feed conservation in South Asia
As in any other region of the world, in South Asia there are multiple challenges that threaten the quality of balanced feed and, therefore, the efficiency of farms. The differences with other regions are determined by the weather conditions since...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 28/09/2020Stability of the gut microbiota as a key target in animal health
The composition of the gut microbiota is known to affect many host functions, including nutrient utilization, intestinal epithelium integrity, and the development and activity of the intestinal immune system. Therefore, one of the possibilities to...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 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 DĂez Arias - 2/04/2020Broiler management in the starter phase
The starter phase in broiler farming is a key stage in the production cycle. The length of this period varies depending on the management system, but, generally, it considers approximately the first 14 days of the birds' life. In this phase,...