Dr. David Díez Arias - 10/09/2019Heat stress in poultry farming
In animals, certain alterations occur as a reaction against those repeated stimuli that disturb their homeostasis or normal physiological balance. This phenomenon is known as stress. Among the different types of stress, heat is the most frequently...
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 13/07/2019Eggshell quality problems
The following article goes trough the main problems that may affect the eggshell formation process, and we mention their main causes.
Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 2/07/2019Physiology of egg laying hens
The egg production is a process of great complexity and that is intensely related to the reproductive organs physiology of the hen. The reproduction of the birds and of the mammals is very different, so much if we speak about their reproductive...
Dr. Germán Bertsch - 6/03/2019Connection between intestinal health and egg quality
Genetic advances in animal production have enabled yield maximization in the last decades. Laying hens are, perhaps, the most representative species that validate it; current layers produce 50% more than in the 50s and 20% more than they did in the...
Dra. Maria Peñas - 5/12/2018Ability of pronutrients to increase the absorption of calcium in enterocytes
This article explains the lecture given by Dr. María Peñas, from Recombina Biotech, at the XXXI Biovet International Symposium in Tarragona, during the third session dedicated to pronutrients, which took place on May 28th, 2018. Under the title...
Dr. R. Alphonse Gnanarajan - 29/08/2018Main avian diseases found in India
1) MAREK’S DISEASE (MD) Marek's disease is a neoplastic disease caused by an oncogenic herpesvirus. The virus infects lymphocyte cells that, in some cases, will become tumour cells and infiltrated in different organs and tissues of the animal.