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Negative effects of heat stress on the fertility of layers and breeders

High environmental temperatures cause very serious economic losses to egg-laying farms. In a recent post we discussed the negative effects of heat stress on egg quality. In today’s article, we will describe the impact of high environmental temperatures in hens (layers and breeders), male breeders and on the hatchability of fertile eggs. 1.Negative effects on the […]

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Our partner in India opens a new office

On August 2nd, our partner in India, Global Aqua Company, opened its new offices in the state of Tamil Nadu. Our company toork part in the inauguration. Global Aqua Company is a company specialized in products and services for aquaculture, focused mainly on shrimp farming. The Indian shrimp industry is growing rapidly in recent years, […]

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Posted in: Aquaculture, Company News

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Promotional and technical activities in Taiwan – July 2018

Early last month, we traveled in Taiwan together with our local partner, the company Pro Meritage International. We visited poultry and swine customers and exchanged experiences on the use of our products in the particular farming and climate conditions of Taiwan. In late July, Pro Meritage International took part in the Livestock & Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum, from […]

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Improving eggshell quality under heat stress

High environmental temperatures cause very serious economic losses to the egg industry each year. There are 3 major factors contributing to these losses: Biochemical, hormonal and metabolic changes due to high temperatures, in example increased production of free radicals that leads to reproductive disturbances (worse laying rate) and failure of the gut barrier. Poor egg quality Impaired […]

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7 main causes of erosions in gizzard and proventriculus

(This is a revisited version of a post we published in 2013). It is estimated that 15 to 25% of the birds routinely necropsied in broiler, breeder or layer farms show proventriculus or gizzard erosions. The consequences of such erosions should not be underestimated, since both organs are key for performance: When the proventriculus glands […]

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

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Poor egg quality? Low productivity? We introduce PhytoMax©, the new premium solution for layers and breeders!

Egg quality is a major concern for our customers. Downgraded eggs account for 3.5 to 12% of all produced eggs and this percentage increases at the end of a laying cycle. We designed PhytoMax© to help our customers reduce the amount of downgraded eggs, strengthen the skeletal and general health of the birds and boost productivity.  […]

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Posted in: PhytoMax, PlusLay Immuno, Poultry

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Heat stress impairs intestinal barrier integrity and leads to leaky gut

The gastrointestinal tract is one of the main organs affected by heat stress. Diarrhea, watery feces, digestive infections, inflammation of the intestinal tissues, etc are triggered by the exposure to high temperatures. In recent years, the gastrointestinal problems that happen during heat stress have been linked to a failure of the gut barrier function (leaky gut). […]

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Posted in: GrowthPlus, Gut health, PigletPlus, PlusBreathe, PlusLay Immuno, PlusProtect Digestive, Poultry, Rabbits, ReproPlus, Ruminants, SupraPlus, Swine

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Advantages of the use of essential oils to relieve heat stress

Essential oils relieve heat stress through 3 main mechanisms of action Heat stress occurs when the amount of heat produced by an animal surpasses the animal’s capacity to dissipate the heat to its surrounding environment. It is associated with increased mortality, digestive problems, metabolic imbalance, muscle dysfunction and impaired productivity across species. Follow the links […]

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Importance of leaky gut syndrome in farm animals

A syndrome called “leaky gut” has gained quite a bit of attention lately in human medicine.  The term “leaky gut syndrome” is used to describe the condition of “hyperpermeable intestines” that takes place when the intestinal lining becomes more porous and its barrier function is no longer functioning properly. The fallout results in larger, undigested […]

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Posted in: GrowthPlus, Gut health, Mycotoxin binders, Mycotoxins, PigletPlus, PlusProtect Digestive, PlusProtect Digestive Poultry, PlusProtect Digestive Swine, Rabbits, ReproPlus, Ruminants, SupraPlus, Swine

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“Experts in Gut Health” workshop for our Chinese-speaking distributors

We brought together our partners in China Mainland, Taiwan and Malaysia From April 9th to 11th we held a 3 day workshop that brought together our most important Chinese-speaking distributors (China Mainland, Taiwan and Malaysia).             The workshop took place in Qingdao (China) and was divided in 3 training sessions: […]

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