Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 18/05/2022Available alternatives to zinc oxide in Europe
Zinc oxide has been widely used for the prevention of post-weaning diarrhea in Europe. Post-weaning diarrhea is one of the most common pathologies in pig farms, associated with an immune weakening of piglets after weaning, which favors bacterial...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 23/12/2021Natural strategies to improve the intestinal welfare of birds and its relationship with dirty eggs
Thanks to the genetic selection of the laying hens, progresses is made towards increasing efficiency and productivity. In this context, producers must commit to maintaining intestinal welfare, which will be a critical component to maximize the...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 17/06/2021From farm to table: healthy pork and more sustainable production.
Society is increasingly aware of the importance of food as a key factor in our health. In addition to a greater tendency to use balanced diets, consumers also want higher quality food, free of chemical residues.
Dra. Maria Soriano - 4/03/2021IMPROVEMENT OF THE EFFICIENCY OF PIG PRODUCTION IN ASIA
Meat demand in Asia is expected to increase because of population and economic growth. As the demand of animal product increases, pork will remain as one of the main protein sources in Asia, and pig will continue to be one of the major farm animals...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 3/02/2021Natural solutions for the reduction of Clostridium in pigs
Clostridial diseases are caused by microorganisms of the genus Clostridium, which includes numerous species of bacteria. These have the form of bacilli, are anaerobic, capable of forming spores, which allows them to persist in the environment for...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 11/11/2020Gut welfare in poultry – A holistic approach is the key
Economic success of a poultry farm is directly linked on gut comfort. Maintaining a proper gut welfare in poultry is basic to achieve the desired production efficiency of the flock. In addition, gut welfare in poultry may also have an impact on food...