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Magazine of veterinary information, medicine and zootechnics, specialized in the poultry, pig, ruminant and aquaculture sectors


Articles of Dr. Enzo Rodríguez

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 1/06/2020

Poultry Farming

FOWLPOX. Viral disease in chickens, turkeys, and many other birds

Fowlpox is a viral disease of hens, turkeys and many other birds produced by different strains of the Variola avium virus of the Avipox virus, Poxviridae family, which have affinity for the epithelia. Virus are very resistant and can survive for...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 8/11/2017

Enzymes, Feeding, Poultry Farming, Swine

Biotechnology: Improves food digestibility

One of the benefits of biotechnology for animal health is enzymes. What are the enzymes? They are proteins that act as accelerators of chemical reactions, synthesis and degradation of compounds. It has high specificity, so each type of enzyme joins...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 9/10/2017

Aquaculture, Poultry Farming, Ruminants, Swine

Biotechnology: Protects animal health

To use a biotechnology means: used other living beings for the benefit of the human being. It has always been part of our evolution, and has many benefits. Today we will indicate one of them, the observation of animal diseases, let’s you know how...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 25/08/2017

Dissemination, Pathology

Animal health at the service of the population

Animal health aims to achieve a perfect physical and functional development of an organism, in balance with the environment to reach its maximum productivity potential. Protect public health, prevent the entry of infectious agents causing exotic or...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 2/05/2017

Dissemination, Poultry Farming

The broodiness

The evolution of the species has a genetic origin and is influenced by its environment; one of this is the cloquera or cloquez that occurs in hens, presented as a normal physiological state of the females of birds when they stop laying eggs and...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 29/01/2017

Feeding, Pathology

Animal Health and Nutrition

For a long time scientists, universities and researchers were interested in knowing the origin of animal diseases and dedicated to look for the origin of the microbial agents that caused these pathologies, for that reason it was necessary to...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 4/12/2016


Cleaning and disinfection: Production Tool

Domestic animal husbandry and adverse environmental conditions have led producers to develop facilities that provide the right living conditions and more efficient development, allowing animals to be highly productive and efficient. Today they are...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 4/04/2016

Aquaculture, Feeding

Quality of culture

If we review the definition what is culture and quality, most of the time we think that they are aspects of the private sector that generates goods and forgets the public sector. Both entities in the global economy are united in order to compete....

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 17/10/2011

Aquaculture, Poultry Farming, Swine

Biological products and immune system.

Introduction Biologicals is a Wide and varied subject to talk about, from the starting of its manufacturing, intermediate steps of manufacturing quality controls to final product. This discussion will obstruct the comprehension of the readers, and...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 19/08/2011


Productive efficiency: Stress effect

The concept of stress is defined as a biological reaction of the organism where several mechanisms play its role of defence to front a situation that is seen as dangerous and that alters the internal balance of the body and tightly related with...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 28/01/2011

Antioxidants, Digestives, Mycotoxins, Pronutrients

Pronutrients and Digestive Tract in Broilers

Chickens at the time of hatching, all systems are complete from the anatomical point of view, but from the standpoint of histological and functional, many of these systems are immature and should finish ripening at different life stages. These...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 17/01/2011

Dissemination, Poultry Farming

Will Catalan and Spanish Aviculture Survive?

I remember when I was a child, the egg was a delicious extra in the menu. At the end of the 60’s the increasing of the population, the urban concentration, the improvement of the rents, supposed a high increase in the feed demand that was covered...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 19/11/2010


Veterinary Medicine in Peru.

An old profession. The vet comes from the Latin word veterinarius ie ars veterinary practitioner, a kind of medical practice in sick animals. Originating in vetus (old), veterinus would appoint specialist pack animals of a certain age, especially...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 1/11/2010


Veterinary Medical College of Peru and Professionals: Certification Path.

Law No. 28740 of the National Evaluation, Accreditation and Certification of Quality Education in Peru – SINEACE – sets the certification of professionals in Peru and indicates that it is conducted by professional associations that...

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 15/10/2010


The importance of a good treatment

When we have a problem in a livestock or poultry farm, the first thing we observe is a decrease on the production and after that we start observing some ill animals that lead us to suspect about the existence of a problem.

Dr. Enzo Rodríguez - 30/09/2010

Immunostimulants, Pathology, Poultry Farming

Mechanism of Avian Intestinal Immunity against Pathogen Microorganisms

In presence of an antigen in intestine, the organism can react of three different ways: 1. Immune exclusion: It consists of avoiding the entrance of the antigen in the organism. It is a non inflammatory process mediated by the specific immune...


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