Dr. David DĂez Arias - 30/06/2021Coccidiosis control programs based on intestinal optimizer pronutrients
Avian coccidiosis is a parasitic disease of global impact in poultry due to its negative effects on performance and the difficulty in controlling and preventing it. This pathology is caused by different species of protozoa from the genus Eimeria,...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 17/06/2021From farm to table: healthy pork and more sustainable production.
Society is increasingly aware of the importance of food as a key factor in our health. In addition to a greater tendency to use balanced diets, consumers also want higher quality food, free of chemical residues.
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 9/06/2021Main liver challenges in African poultry: presence of hepatotoxic mycotoxins and use of antibiotic growth promoters
In intensive poultry farming, there are several factors capable of affecting liver functionality, such as the presence of toxics and mycotoxins, different microorganisms, metabolic overload, etc. The liver is a multifunctional organ, essential for...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 26/05/2021Organic animal production in the European Union (EU)
Organic animal production seeks to improve the level of animal welfare, respecting its specific behavioral habits while maintaining adequate parameters that support it.
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 25/05/2021Intestinal welfare, key in the pigmentation of broilers
Chicken skin pigmentation is of great importance in countries such as Mexico, China, the Philippines, Peru and some regions of Spain. Consumers in Mexico are among the most demanding when it comes to chicken skin coloration, since they associate...
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 12/05/2021Poultry Pharmacology
The study of pharmacology in poultry and, especially, medicine application, requires a previous knowledge about the physiological characteristic, the breeding systems and the commercial use of this specie. Birds present large differences compared to...