Dr. David Díez Arias - 5/10/2023The use of immunostimulant pronutrients in tilapia
Tilapia, like all other fish, have an immune system that includes mechanical barriers, non-specific and specific cellular and humoral defence systems.
MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 28/07/2021Main viral diseases in broilers in the USA
Some of the viral diseases with greatest economic impact in US broiler production will be discussed in this article. Many of them are immunosuppressive, which means that they impair the functioning of the immune system and make animals prone to...
MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 24/06/2021Use of immunoboosters in poultry: efficacy, benefits, and added value
Infections are constantly challenging poultry and are a risk for the farms’ economy because of the intensive rearing conditions, which include high densities and high infection pressures. These add up to the high prevalence of immunosuppressive...
MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 22/12/2020Most common vaccination programs for broilers
Vaccination programs for broilers is an essential tool for disease prevention, particularly for viral diseases, in poultry farming. It causes an immune response in birds to protect them from the field infection. Vaccines usually contain the...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 13/02/2019Enhanced performance in tilapia production by the inclusion of intestinal conditioner pronutrients in the diet
Tilapia is the name of a group of fishes belonging to the genera Oreochromis. Tilapia is, together with carp and salmon, one of the most important fish in aquaculture. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis...
Dra. Elvira Cano - 21/11/2017The importance of calves’ immune status in the feedlot
The entrance of the calves to the feedlot is a very important stage in the bait process, which will influence the final results. Colostrum antibodies provide passive immunity to the animal, which protects its first days of life. Calves should...