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AGP Antibiotic Growth Promoters


Biovet S.A. - 9/06/2021

Main 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...


Dra. Maria Soriano - 12/06/2019

Post-weaning diarrhea: control through the use of intestinal conditioner pronutrients

This article introduces the predisposing factors and the different control methods for Post-weaning Diarrhea, showing the effectivity of a natural product based on intestinal conditioner pronutrients to fight against the disease. Weaning is...


Veterinaria Digital - 24/10/2018

Feed Registration in Latin America

This article presents the lecture given by Dr. Roberto S. Minetti, of the National Service of Health and Agri-Food Quality of Argentina (SENASA, for its initials in Spanish), in the XXXI International Symposium of Biovet in Tarragona, during the...


Dra. Elvira Cano - 5/12/2017

Resistance to antibiotics

Plant extracts have been used since ancient times in human medicine and are very important in animal production due to its many biological effects that make them able to replace chemicals and improve farm productivity without generating...


Dr. David Díez Arias - 29/11/2017

Antibiotics in animal production, future perspectives and alternatives

The use of antibiotics in animal production is a controversial topic of discussion for a long time. Many discussions have been generated continuously regarding the use and prohibition of antibiotics in animal production, as well as the repercussions...


Dr. Víctor Huguet - 7/07/2016

Antibiotic growth promoters

The AGPs were presented in the 50s as additives in the diet of animals for the production of meat, eggs and milk. The results of their application cannot be a subject of argue, however from very  beginning of their use started a debate on possible...


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