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Moldy feed, consequences beyond mycotoxins

Moldy feed, consequences beyond mycotoxins

Spring is coming in the Northern Hemisphere and soon the weather will be warm and humid. Spring and Summer are the times at which farmers are more concerned by the presence of molds and their best known metabolites: mycotoxins. But, as we shall see later, neither mycotoxin contamination is particularly linked to the warm and […]

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Posted in: Mycotoxin binders, Mycotoxins

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Plant extracts and good management to fight post-weaning diarrhea

Plant extracts and good management to fight post-weaning diarrhea

Weaning is a critical moment in piglet’s life: the nutritional demands are very high but, at the same time, digestive capacity is reduced and the animal goes through a period of high stress. In this situation, animals are prone to gastrointestinal disorders which share diarrhea as a common sign. Stressing factors are the separation from […]

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Posted in: PigletPlus, Products, Swine

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PlusProtect Digestive® is highly effective against E.coli

PlusProtect Digestive® is highly effective against E.coli

Recently we carried out an experiment to evaluate the susceptibility of Escherichia coli to our natural bactericide and fungicide PlusProtect Digestive®. Escherichia coli was cultured on Petri plates with Muller Hinton Agar containing PlusProtect Digestive® at the following concentrations: 2 ml/liter, 1 ml/liter, 0.5 ml/liter and 0. After 48 h of incubation, PlusProtect Digestive® had […]

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Posted in: Company News, PlusProtect Digestive Poultry, PlusProtect Digestive Swine, Poultry, Products, Swine

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Mycotoxin contamination in crops affected by 2012 drought

Mycotoxin contamination in crops affected by 2012 drought

In 2012, the worst drought in more than half a century has affected USA and Mexico, as a result of the La Niña phenomenon and probably also linked to global warming. Other countries have suffered periods of abnormally high temperatures this summer, such as North Korea, UK, South Europe, Germany and some African countries. Such […]

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Posted in: Headlines, Mycotoxin binders, Mycotoxins, Products, Ruminants

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Egg production drop caused by stress

Egg production drop caused by stress

Stress is a very common cause of laying problems. Hens are animals of habit and any change (related to management, feed, environment, etc) unsettles them, resulting in negative effects in their wellbeing and productivity. Hen’s response to stress can be categorized in five groups: Morphological changes: Livability and body condition are influenced by environmental conditions […]

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Posted in: PlusLay Immuno, Poultry, Products

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