Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 16/11/2020Main immunosuppressive pathogens and the use of immunostimulants in poultry
The main immunosuppressive pathogens with interest in poultry have viral etiology, and the Gumboro disease virus (IBDV), the infectious bursitis virus, the Newcastle disease virus (NDV) and the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are the most...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 11/11/2020Gut welfare in poultry – A holistic approach is the key
Economic success of a poultry farm is directly linked on gut comfort. Maintaining a proper gut welfare in poultry is basic to achieve the desired production efficiency of the flock. In addition, gut welfare in poultry may also have an impact on food...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 10/11/2020Improvement of performance in grow-finish pigs
Grow-finish stage is the last phase in pig production that ends when the animal reaches the market weight. In this stage, feeding costs are the highest because pigs eat much more feed.
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 13/10/2020Gangrenous dermatitis in chickens and turkeys
According to the President of the American Veterinarians in Broiler Production in 2018, gangrenous dermatitis is one of the major disease issues for broiler production. It is also one of the most important diseases in commercial turkeys in the US...
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 - 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...