Veterinaria Digital - 21/10/2019Animal feed: Garlic Properties
Garlic (Allium sativum L.) is a plant native from Central Asia and has been widely used as food since ancient times, acquiring a reputation as a therapeutic agent in the folklore of many cultures.
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 3/10/2019Organic Products, a growing trend
In recent decades there has been an increase in the consumption of organic products worldwide. This upward trend stems from the increasing social awareness about the environmental impact of food production. Increased sensitivity to the use of...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 28/08/2019Zinc Oxide. Is there any alternative?
Zinc oxide is a heavy metal that has been used since the early 90s (Holm, 1993) as a treatment to reduce the incidence of weaning diarrhea. However, in 2015, the Committee for Veterinary Medicines (CVMP) detected an environmental risk arising from...
Dr. GermĂˇn 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. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 6/03/2019Connection between intestinal health and egg quality
Genetic advances in animal production have enabled yield maximization in the last decades. Laying hens are, perhaps, the most representative species that validate it; current layers produce 50% more than in the 50s and 20% more than they did in the...
Dra. Maria PeĂ±as - 5/12/2018Ability of pronutrients to increase the absorption of calcium in enterocytes
This article explains the lecture given by Dr. MarĂa PeĂ±as, from Recombina Biotech, at the XXXI Biovet International Symposium in Tarragona, during the third session dedicated to pronutrients, which took place on May 28th, 2018. Under the title...