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PhytoShield© cuts down mortality during transport and improves meat quality

An experiment conducted in July showed that PhytoShield© given to broilers during the finisher stage reduced the mortality during the transport to the slaughterhouse and improved the quality of the meat. EXPERIMENTAL METHOD The experimental animals were 28-day-old broilers; 4,400 animals in trial group and 6,200 animals in control group. Treatment of the trial group: […]

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Success case: PlusBreathe© promotes productivity in heat-stressed ducklings

The optimum environmental temperature for raising broiler ducks is 16-22℃ and only within this range the best performance can be achieved. When the environmental temperature is higher than 28℃, the ducks become heat-stressed: the normal physiological functions are altered, feed intake is reduced, feed conversion and growth rate worsen, the immune system is impaired and […]

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How can heat stress affect the quality of poultry meat?

Genetic selection towards faster growing birds and higher breast yield has made the modern broilers more vulnerable to high temperatures. It is known that nowadays the negative effects of heat stress in commercial strains are observed at lower temperatures than several decades ago. Besides the negative effects of heat stress on the oxidative status of the […]

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Heat stress and immunosuppression: essential oils come to the rescue!

High environmental temperature is among the most important causes of poor performance in our industry. Heat stress negatively affects the oxidative status of the animals, egg quality, reproductive performance, gut health and immune response. Immunosuppression during heat stress leads to a raise mortality and to an increased susceptibility to different diseases. MODULATION OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE […]

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Posted in: PlusBreathe, PlusProtect Digestive Swine, Poultry, Rabbits, Ruminants, SupraPlus, Swine

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In the hot season, plant extracts prevent the damage caused by oxidative stress

Heat stress causes serious physiological dysfunctions that result in a decline in animal performance and in a deterioration of overall health. In an article that we published last year, we explained how the redirection of the blood flow towards the skin, in order to maintain the body temperature, causes a decrease in the supply of […]

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Posted in: PhytoMax, PlusBreathe, PlusProtect Digestive, Poultry, Rabbits, Swine

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Success cases: solving digestive problems of free-range broilers with PlusProtect Digestive© and GrowthPlus©

The management of free-range birds is labour intensive and very complex due to the uncontrolled environmental conditions. In Spring and Summer, with the hot and humid weather, keeping a healthy gut is a challenge for many producers. When antibiotics are not an option for residue and regulation concerns, plant extracts come to the rescue and […]

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

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Success case: SupraPlus© to stop diarrhea in calves

In March 2019, a success case in a dairy farm showed that diarrhea problems of calves can be stoped by adding SupraPlus© to the milk replacer. OUTLINE OF THE CASE The animals were 28 day-old calves with diarrhea that had not responded to the treatment with antibiotics. 5 representative calves were selected to carry on […]

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Posted in: Gut health, Ruminants, SupraPlus

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The application of PlusBreathe© via spray improves the level of disinfection of the farm

Essential oils are given by drinking water or mixed with feed for a variety of applications, including gut and respiratory health, liver stimulation or immune support, with proven effectiveness. In cases of heat stress, respiratory diseases or poor air quality, essential oils can also be sprayed in the air of the farm, achieving a direct […]

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Posted in: PlusBreathe, Poultry, Rabbits

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Technical visit to Thailand

During the first week of April we visited our distributor in Thailand. We visited poultry farms and integrators and exchanged experiences on the use of essential oils in the particular farming and climate conditions of Thailand. We thank our partners for their wonderful hospitality and hard work! Copyright© 2019 PlusVet Animal Health Flag of Thailand […]

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Toxicity by mycotoxins can make your antibiotic-free program fail

Many poultry and livestock producers worldwide are making serious efforts to reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) in their farms. Going AGP-free is a complex process that includes adjustments in farm management, biosafety and feed formulation, among others. The ultimate target of these changes is to improve and maintain gut health, […]

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Posted in: Gut health, Mycotoxins

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