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Use of natural antioxidants to prevent woody breast in broiler chickens

Producing high quality meat is a primary goal of the poultry industry. In the recent years, as chicken breeds are genetically selected for faster growth and larger breast meat, there has been an increase of myopathies (diseases of the muscle in which the muscle fibers do not function properly) mainly affecting the breast. The most […]

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Success case: DigestoCid© enhances productivity in broiler ducks

The increasing pressure to reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotic growth promoters has directed poultry producers to look for alternatives. Acidifiers have demonstrated to be an effective alternative, thanks to their capacity to sanitize drinking water, reduce the pH of the intestine, and modify the composition of gut flora. In this success case, we […]

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Posted in: DigestoCid, Gut health, Poultry

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DigestoCid© boosts productivity and improves gut flora composition in caged broilers

A trial conducted in July 2020 in a commercial farm showed that the administration of DigestoCid© to caged broilers significantly improved their performance. Moreover, the use of the product increased the proportion of beneficial bacteria in the intestine. Outline of the trial Time: July 2020 Animals: Caged broilers Trial group: 30,000 animals, 14 days of […]

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Posted in: DigestoCid, Gut health, Poultry

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Use of essential oils to improve respiratory function in calves

Raising healthy calves is key in the long-term profitability of the dairy farm.  Supplementation with essential oils helps to improve gut health and to maintain normal respiratory function, supporting the development of highly productive calves from day one. Respiratory diseases are the second leading cause of mortality in calves, behind diarrhea. The typical signs include […]

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Posted in: PlusBreathe, Ruminants

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Success case: PlusBreathe© improves the oxidative status and flavour of duck meat

In a previous article, we discussed how heat stress and oxidation impair the quality of poultry meat. On the other hand, in another article, we explained how essential oils with antioxidant capabilities can prevent and restore the damage produced by oxidation. In this success case, that took place in Summer 2020, we demonstrated that our […]

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We are protecting our digital content with Safe Creative

From the moment we launched our corporate website, we at PlusVet Animal Health we have always firmly believed in the need to create valuable and quality content to share it in our website, on social networks and through other professional media. Our goal is to keep our customers well informed and to raise awareness of […]

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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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“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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