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Technonews

Dra. Maria Soriano - 1/06/2021

Effect of pronutrients in laying hens with low performance

A trial was carried out in a farm with low yield at the beginning of laying period, where there was a suspicion of a bacterial challenge affecting egg production. This trial evaluated the effect of intestinal conditioner pronutrients to improve...


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 14/12/2020

Altered eggshell pigmentation

Egg colour depends on porphyrins, compounds that are produced when the haemoglobin of red blood cells is degraded in liver, and porphyrins become part of the eggshell. In laying hens, intoxication by some antiparasitic substances, such as nicarbazin, is...


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 19/08/2019

Effect of poor quality fats on egg internal quality

Egg albumin is a gel made of protein and water. If the liver's ability to produce albumin is diminished by the presence of free radicals in feed fats, or fat acidity in the feed, it affects the intestinal absorption of amino acids. Therefore, it will...


Blogs

Atlas of Pathology

Nicarbazin toxicity - 22/07/2019

Nicarbazin toxicity

The pigmentation of the eggshell is due to the deposit of porphyrins that come from the recycling of materials produced in the destruction of aged erythrocytes. A liver injury caused by the toxicity of nicarbazin, which is present in layers feed,...


Blogs

Atlas of Pathology

VD - 8/07/2019

Coltsfoot eggs

Calcification of the eggshell occurs along the oviduct, by deposited minerals from the blood, which have previously been extracted from the bones. Several consecutive episodes of heat and hyperventilation can impoverish the calcium content in the bones....


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Technonews

Technonews VD - 7/05/2019

Fertile egg production increase with intestinal conditioner pronutrients

Pronutrients that act as intestinal conditioners promote intestinal health by the optimization of the enterocyte’s physiology. They promote the regeneration of the digestive mucosa and increase the resistance to suffer from infections. The objective of...


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