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Success case: PlusProtect Digestive and PhytoMax boost productivity in breeding hens

A success case in a breeding farm proved that the use of PlusProtect Digestive© and PhytoMax© can significantly improve productive parameters such as laying rate, FCR, egg quality, egg mass and percentage of qualified eggs. OUTLINE OF THE CASE Date: April 2020 Animals: There were 8 houses, with 5500-6500 breeders/house. Houses 2 (5.586 breeders) and […]

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Posted in: Gut health, PhytoMax, PlusProtect Digestive, Poultry

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We started a collaboration with the online community Engormix

On June 15th 2020, our company started a collaboration with the portal Engormix. Engormix is an international online community related to animal production founded in Argentina in 1999. Nowadays it’s the largest on line global agricultural community: people from all around the world meet in Engormix to share knowledge about aquaculture, mycotoxins, poultry, swine, ruminants […]

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Heat stress and fatty liver hemorrhagic syndrome in poultry

The liver is a key organ for the health and productivity of poultry and plays a significant part in the digestion, metabolism and utilization of nutrients. The liver is involved in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and proteins; it is the main storage site for fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K), the water-soluble vitamin […]

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Posted in: PhytoMax, PlusBreathe, Poultry

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“In vitro” effectiveness of PhytoErad© against red mites

Infestation by red mites Dermanyssus gallinae (also known as red mite or poultry mite) is an ectoparasite of poultry that feeds on the blood of the animal. It causes itching, general discomfort, stress, anemia, fatigue, feather pecking, cannibalism and sometimes death. In laying hens, it worsens feed conversion, reduces the laying rate and impairs egg quality […]

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Posted in: PhytoErad, Poultry

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“In vitro” bacteriostatic and antibacterial effect of DigestoCid© and two competing products

Fundamentals of the experimental design This experiment uses a dilution-neutralization method that is based on the official European method EN 1040:2005, “Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of basic bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics”. The fundamentals of the method are as follows: To estimate the antimicrobial activity of […]

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Posted in: DigestoCid, Gut health, Poultry, Swine

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Use of PhytoMax© to counteract the negative effects of saline water on eggshell quality

In rural areas, springs, creeks and wells are often used as water sources for poultry farms.  Water coming from these sources, especially ground water, may be high in dissolved mineral salts, including sodium chloride. Sodium chloride, NaCl, is essential for poultry, but it has been shown to have a severe adverse effect on shell quality […]

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Relationship between digestive function, health and productivity in laying hens

The genetic potential of farm animals has improved significantly in the recent decades. However, it is estimated that the productivity of commercial farms is 35% below the genetic potential due to suboptimal conditions and health status. Gut health plays a key role in the expressing of the genetic potential: the digestive system is responsible of […]

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Posted in: GrowthPlus Poultry, Gut health, PhytoMax, PlusProtect Digestive Poultry, Poultry

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We are donating face masks to countries affected by COVID-19

It is well known that there is a worrying shortage of protective equipment in many countries affected by COVID-19. The lack of such equipment is leaving doctors, nurses and other frontline workers dangerously ill-equipped to care for COVID-19 patients, Our team at PlusVet Animal Health has been working to donate surgical masks and respirators to […]

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Visits to broiler integrators in Thailand

In February we spend several days in Thailand together with the team of our local partner, the company A.I.P. During our stay, we held a training session in the offices of A.I.P. and, in the following days, we visited several International broiler integrators. We thank A.I.P. for their hospitality and hard work! Copyright© 2020 PlusVet […]

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Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs – 2019

This report is a statistical summary of the more than 1150 analysis that we made in our laboratory of clinical services during 2019. Determinations of total aflatoxins (AFLA), vomitoxin (DON), fumonisins (FUM), T2-toxin (T2) and zearalenone (ZEN), and were carried out in samples of feedstuffs provided by our Chinese customers. GENERAL VIEW OF MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION […]

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Posted in: Mycotoxin binders, Mycotoxins

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