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


Articles of Dra. Sara Borrell

Dra. Sara Borrell - 3/10/2018

Aquaculture, Enzymes, Feeding, Poultry Farming, Swine

Protease enzymes

In every chemical reaction there are different reactants (A + BC) transformed later into different products (AB + C) that have an intermediate step called transition state (A-B-C), in which the reactant bonds are weakened so they can be modified....

Dra. Sara Borrell - 31/05/2013

Aquaculture, Digestives, Feeding, Preservatives

Fishmeal as feed in aquaculture

Although there is no aquaculture with the finality of manufacturing fish meal, is is true that fish meal can be a by-product of this industry, at the same timethat is a raw material for the formulation of rations.

Dra. Sara Borrell - 16/11/2011


Aquaculture: Good Practices

Obtention of high quality products and feed security are subjects that consumers are more interested about every day, so companies improve them continuously. To be able to homogenize and assess in an objective way the parameters in the aquaculture...

Dra. Sara Borrell - 27/06/2011


Sturgeons Farm

The valleys were isolated regions that began to produce electricity from hydropower in the 20's of last century. The increasing energy demand caused some of these plants to become power plants producing electricity from natural gas combustion. This...

Dra. Sara Borrell - 17/05/2011

Aquaculture, Feeding

Aquaculture nutrition: Carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals

In aquaculture, as in the rest of animal productions, feed is one of the main production costs, amounting to 60% of the total productive cost.

Dra. Sara Borrell - 22/10/2010


Fish Nutrition: Lipids

As said in the first part, referring to protein in fish nutrition, the relation between protein, fats and carbohydrates is as much important as the quality of them to achieve a good conversion index. Now is the turn to talk about fats.

Dra. Sara Borrell - 26/07/2010

Fish Nutrition: Protein

Nutrition in aquaculture is critical, because feed represents around 40- 50 % of the production cost. To achieve a balanced feed trying to use quality raw material at the lowest possible cost is a target. A good balanced fish feed must contain the...

Dra. Sara Borrell - 24/05/2010



In the existing Neolithic civilizations, they passed from fruit, seed and root harvest to agriculture and from hunting and nomadic life to settlement of villages and animal domestication, known as ranching or stockbreeding. In the existing...


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