Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs – 2019
DON and fumonisins were there mycotoxins that were most commonly found to be above recommended limits.
The use of essential oils in broilers cuts down the incidence of footpad dermatitis by half
With the use of LeaderChick©, the incidence of footpad dermatitis was reduced by 49%.
We renewed our FAMI-QS certification
We are glad to announce that last January 2020 we renewed our FAMI QS certification.
Role of selenium in the health, productivity and egg quality of layers and breeders
Selenium is an essential trace element involved in the regulation of several physiological functions of poultry.
The gut’s barrier function in production animals
The barrier function allows the pass of certain substances and repels others.
Making phytogenics more effective against Gram-negative bacteria: use of permeabilizers
Products containing phytogenics plus permeabilizers are effective replacers of antibiotic growth promoters.
Eggshell quality: importance of zinc and manganese
Zinc and manganese are cofactors of enzymes involved in the synthesis of the eggshell.
Farmers are frontline defenders against antibiotic resistance
World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019
Role of calcium and vitamin D3 in eggshell quality
Calcium is absorbed in the intestine and its absorption and metabolism is regulated by vitamin D3.
Success case: GrowthPlus© and PhytoMax© boost laying rate in duck layers
The laying rate rate of the experimental group showed an upward trend even after the test finished.
Introducing DigestoCid©, our new water acidifier
DigestoCid© is superior to other acidifiers in the market in efficacy, easy of use and safety.
ActiPlus© is as effective as antibiotics to treat diarrhea in lambs
The group treated with ActiPlus© recovered faster.
Success case: ActiPlus©, the natural treatment against diarrhea in lambs
After the administration of ActiPlus© the diarrhea disappeared in all the animals.
Success case: promoting feed intake in heat-stressed native chickens
After the administration of PlusBreathe©, the daily feed intake increased an average of 11.6%.
Visit to the Philippines
We held technical seminars with poultry and pig farmers and professional associations.
Seminar: “Healthy poultry breeding in the era of antibiotic resistance”
Nearly one hundred professionals from all over China attended the event.
We took part in VIV China 2019
The core concept of VIV China 2019 was ‘From Feed to Food’.
Success case: Relieving oral ulcers in layers with PlusProtect Digestive© and PlusBind Bio©
T2-toxin and diacetoxyscirpenol are the main mycotoxins involved in the lesions in mouth and beak.
Success case: Solving digestive problems and boosting the laying rate with GrowthPlus
The laying rate surpassed the standard laying performance of the farm.
Visits to Taiwan and Malaysia
In July and August we paid a visit to our customers in Taiwan and Malaysia.
PhytoShield© cuts down mortality during transport and improves meat quality
PhytoShield© is a supplement of essential oils, electrolytes and vitamins.
Success case: PlusBreathe© promotes productivity in heat-stressed ducklings
PlusBreathe© counteracts the effects of heat stress on ducklings
How can heat stress affect the quality of poultry meat?
Exposure to high temperatures impairs the quality of poultry meat.
Heat stress and immunosupression: essential oils come to the rescue!
Immunosuppression during heat stress leads to a raise mortality and to an increased susceptibility to diseases.
In the hot season, plant extracts prevent the damage caused by oxidative stress
Oxidative stress deteriorates overall health and impairs performance
Success cases: solving digestive problems of free-range broilers with PlusProtect Digestive© and GrowthPlus©
The digestive challenges of free-range broilers can be controlled with plant extracts
Success case: SupraPlus© to stop diarrhea in calves
SupraPlus© was effective in only three days
The application of PlusBreathe© via spray improves the level of disinfection of the farm
Essential oils have a disinfecting effect due to their strong antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties.
Technical visit to Thailand
During the first week of April we visited our distributor in Thailand.
Toxicity by mycotoxins can make your antibiotic-free program fail
When antibiotics are removed, the toxicity by mycotoxins becomes more important.
Importance of gut health in production animals
A healthy gastrointestinal tract allows to reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotic growth promoters.
Technical training in Malaysia
Recently our partners in Pro Meritage Biotech visited our distributor in Malaysia.
Success case: improving egg quality and gut health with PhytoMax© and PlusProtectDigestive©
They significantly improved eggshell quality and solved digestive disturbances
Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs – 2018
This report is a statistical summary of the analysis that we made in our laboratory of clinical services during 2018.
Success case: boosting the laying rate of breeder geese with GrowthPlus© and PhytoMax©
The administration of GrowthPlus© and PhytoMax© resulted in a recovery of the laying rate
Essential oils as natural mucolytics and expectorants
Essential oils are proven to keep the animals healthy during periods of risk of respiratory diseases
We prove the fungicidal activity of PlusBreathe against Aspergillus flavus
Essential oils may act as disinfectants, being antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral.
Understanding the importance of acid-binding capacity in piglet feeds
In order to maintain gut health in piglets it is necessary to keep the pH in the stomach below 4.0.
Technical visit to Thailand
During the first week of October we visited our distributor in Thailand
Relationship between mycotoxin contamination in feed and necrotic enteritis
There are four possible mechanisms of action for mycotoxin toxicity in necrotic enteritis.
Success case: GrowthPlus© in laying hens affected by necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis
GrowthPlus© is an excellent alternative to antibiotics in layers.
Field trial: beneficial effects of ReproPlus© on sow’s productivity at farrowing
ReproPlus© increased the litter size and the number and weight of live new born piglets
Visit to our Jordanian distributor
During the first week of September we visited our distributor in Jordan
Negative effects of heat stress on the fertility of layers and breeders
High environmental temperatures impair the fertility of laying hens and breeders, while they reduce the hatchability of fertile eggs
Promotional and technical activities in Taiwan – July 2018
Technical tour plus Livestock & Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum.
Improving eggshell quality under heat stress
High environmental temperatures cause very serious economic losses to the egg industry each year.
7 main causes of erosions in gizzard and proventriculus
The consequences of proventriculus and gizzard erosions should not be underestimated
Poor egg quality? Low productivity? We introduce PhytoMax©
Our new premium solution for layers and breeders
Heat stress impairs intestinal barrier integrity and leads to leaky gut
The gastrointestinal tract is one of the main organs affected by heat stress.
Advantages of the use of essential oils to relieve heat stress
Essential oils relieve heat stress through 3 main mechanisms of action.
Importance of leaky gut syndrome in farm animals
A syndrome called "leaky gut" has gained quite a bit of attention lately in human medicine.
“Experts in Gut Health” workshop for our Chinese-speaking distributors
We brought together our partners in China Mainland, Taiwan and Malaysia
The philosophy behind our ChampionPig© program
ChampionPig© is our program based on natural ingredients that focuses on sows and piglets
We are experts in gut health
Gut Health is of vital importance to the performance of production animals.
Importance of gut health in layers and breeders
Optimal gut health is of vital importance to the performance of layers and breeders
Essential oils help to reduce the number of insects in the farm
Use of repellent essential oils is natural complement to other measures taken in the pest management plan.
Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs 2017
This report is a statistical summary of the more than 1100 analysis that we made in our laboratory of clinical services during 2017.
Technical tour in the Philippines
There is increasing interest for natural products
Essential oils: Mechanism of action on pathogenic bacteria
Essential oils are a promising alternative to antibiotics
Toxicity by mycotoxins in laying hens
Contamination by mycotoxins impairs the health of the hen, its productivity and egg quality
Signs of mycotoxicosis in new born piglets
New born piglets may show toxicity signs related to zearalenone or aflatoxins
Use of essential oils to give chicks the best start in life
The first 7 days of the broiler’s life – a key period for digestive and respiratory health
Essential oils help to improve the air quality in pig and poultry houses
Essential oils provide a more pleasant environment, reduce ammonia and repel insects
The story of Piggo – How to raise antibiotic-free post-weaning piglets?
Watch the video about little Piggo, the antibiotic-free pig
How can plant extracts protect your shrimp?
Natural products boost immunity and promote gut health
We took part in Swine Industry Exhibition 2017
We took part in Swine Industry Exhibition 2017 and organized the 2017 Swine Industry Meeting
Case of success: preventing gizzard problems with PlusBind and PlusProtect Digestive
A combination of PlusBind and PlusProtect Digestive is very effective to prevent proventriculus and gizzard problems
Chicory extract enhances the growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus
Bacterial growth and metabolic activity are enhanced
Consequences of heat stress in boars, gilts and sows
Essential oils with fresh flavor relieve heat stress in boars, sows and gilts
Technical tour in Malaysia
During the month of July 2017 we visited Agritech, our distributor in Malaysia.
Our ChampionPig© program in post-weaning piglets results in a 28% faster growth
A combination of PigletPlus© and SupraPlus©
The risks by mycotoxins in shrimps
The toxicity of mycotoxins in shrimps is less understood
Mechanism of action of PlusBreathe
Watch our video about the mechanism of action of our product for respiratory performance
Technical tour in the Philippines
The Philippine livestock sector is a fast-growing market and is in the process of banning antibiotic growth promoters.
Experimental results of GrowthPlus in broilers infected with coccidia and Clostridium perfringens
Results of an in vivo test made in the Institute of Animal Health, Guangdong Academy of Veterinary Sciences.
We organized a seminar on digestive health of laying hens
Focused on diseases and gut health
Understanding the toxicity of mycotoxins in ducks
Ducks are among the most sensitive species to mycotoxin contamination
We took part in CAHE 2017
Our natural products attracted a great deal of attention
Eliminate antibiotic growth promoters from broiler feed while boosting economic benefits!
Replacing AGP with a combination of organic acids and plant extracts boosted benefits by 7.7%
Advantages of using natural feed additives in laying hens
Watch our video to learn what we can do for your layers
Our plant extracts bring real economic benefits to our customers!
Watch our video to learn how our plant extracts boost economic benefits!
We welcome our new distributor in Jordan!
We are confident that our partnership will deliver top quality products and services to the country
Keep your piglets hydrated at all times!
Oral rehydration fastens recovery and cuts down mortality in challenged piglets
Cilia: the defenders of respiratory health
Essential oils enhance the natural protection function of the cilia
We welcome our new partner in New Zealand!
Our mycotoxin binders and natural products have been registered in the country
We took part in the 2016 Shandong Public Forum of Layer Industry Dezhou Station
We talked about gut health in laying hens
Leg problems? Your broilers may suffer a gut barrier failure!
By improving gut health, you can cut down the cases of lameness in your farm
We launched our products in Malaysia!
In early October we held a training seminar in the office of our distributor
How mycotoxins impair the immunity of your pigs?
Immunosuppression is one of the most important consequences of mycotoxin contamination of pig feed
Phyto-active ingredients boost feed use in broilers!
Gut health is a key factor for an optimal FCR
We work to bring innovation into petfood market
We took part in Petfood Forum China 2016
Another success case about replacing AGP with phyto-active ingredients in rabbit feed
Phyto-active ingredients boosted the economic benefits of the farm
The rising risk of fumonisins in swine
Contamination by fumonisins is increasing in swine feeds worldwide
Focus on necrotic enteritis in commercial layers during hot weather
Necrotic enteritis is one of the most serious digestive diseases in laying hens
We obtained FAMI QS certification!
FAMI-QS is the most prestigious certification in the world for producers of feed additives and premixtures.
Mycotoxins in pet foods
Mycotoxins pose a serious health risk our beloved pets
Digestive function of the gestating sow impacts the health of the piglets until weaning
Feeding phyto-active ingredients results in healthier and faster growing piglets
Antibacterial activity of selected essential oils against Mycoplasma gallisepticum
Even low doses of selected essential oils are effective to inhibit the growth of M. gallinarum
Vitamin E deficiency in young piglets is more frequent than you think
Low blood levels of vitamin E may be impairing the health of your animals and the productivity of your farm
We took part in the 3rd China Beijing International Pet Supplies Exhibition
We gave a seminar on “Use of plant extracts to improve health and marketing claims in pet food”.
PlusVet Animal Health attended the Annual Meeting of the Feed Industry of Shandong 2016
We gave a seminar on the European experiences of using plant extracts to replace antibiotic growth promoters.
We prove the beneficial impact of our phyto-active ingredients on broiler’s gut flora
LeaderChick© reduces the amount of pathogenic microorganisms and boosts the growth of beneficial bacteria in ileum.
Our services for pet food manufacturers
We provide added value and differentiation to pet food manufacturers with the addition of natural plant extracts, improving pets’ health and well-being.
EggCelence©, an innovative program for excellent egg quality and top productivity
EggCelence© is composed by liquid and powder products with synergistic activity, that give an effective answer to the real needs of your farm.
The Force (of Nature) awakens
Powerful plant extracts that wake up the genetic potential of weaned piglets.
Sow’s constipation is directly related to production of colostrum and milk
Imbalance of sow’s gut flora has consequences on the productivity of the whole farm
Technical tour with our distributors in Taiwan
In early December 2015 we visited Taiwan together with our distributor in the country.
Mycotoxins in dairy cows
Can mycotoxins be completely detoxified in the rumen?
Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs 2014-2015
Statistical analysis of the results obtained in our clinical service lab
A real case: how we helped our customer to slaughter his pigs two weeks earlier
Phyto-active ingredients make a big impact on productivity and economical benefits
Winter is coming! We help you to keep respiratory problems under control.
Essential oils are here to maintain your birds productive and your farm economically competitive.
PigletPlus© proves to boost feed intake and growth during post-weaning
Average daily weight gain post-weaning is directly related to the performance until slaughter
Success case about recovering productivity of broiler breeders with PlusLay Immuno©
PlusLay Immuno© boosted fertility, laying rate and eggshell quality.
PowerRum©, comprehensive natural program for outstanding productivity in ruminants
Take advantage of our expertise in the use of natural products.
Nutritional strategies to fight heat stress in poultry
Vitamins, electrolytes and essential oils help to keep your farm profitable during summer time
LeaderChick©, the first world’s program based on natural ingredients for broiler farms
A combination of products that targets to address the main problems in broiler farms
Use of mycotoxin binders in the Chinese market
Products, misconceptions and trends in the Chinese mycotoxin binder industry
PlusBind and PlusBind Bio, strategic blends of highly active mycotoxin sequestering silicates.
Others promise, we guarantee.
Post weaning gap: health and economic consequences
Make the post-weaning gap shorter and raise the productivity until slaughter!
Official presentation of the ChampionPig program
ChampionPig© was officially launched on April 11th in Qingdao, China
ChampionPig, the world’s first complete program from day 1 to end of nursery focused on economic performance
Full program for farrowing and nursery periods, with measurable impact on the performance of the whole life.
Safe levels of mycotoxins in swine feed
Understanding the contamination by mycotoxins is key to prevent their negative effects
Cut down your losses during respiratory outbreaks– Another case of success with essential oils
Essential oils increased the benefits of the farm by 3.3%
We are looking for exclusive distributors or agents worldwide
We seek reputable agents / distributors to extend our global reach and sales worldwide.
We have been published in Veterinary Orientation
The magazine has published an article about digestive diseases in piglets.
Recent success cases about using essential oils during respiratory diseases
The power of nature benefits your birds during respiratory outbreaks
Keep your suckling piglets growing healthy during the cold season!
Severe diarrhea outbreaks are common in cold weather. Learn how we can help you!
Give phyto-active ingredients to your finishing broilers to avoid antibiotic residues
Phyto-active ingredients successfully replace antibiotic growth promoters and maintain or improve productivity
Cinnamon helps you to control coccidiosis
Cinnamon is an alternative or a complement to current anticoccidial drugs
Engormix, the international web portal on farming industry, published several of our blog articles
Our blog aims to share the daily problems of our customers and our vision on how to solve them
Suckling piglets with diarrhea? Phyto-active ingredients may be what you are looking for!
Natural products maintain digestive balance, allowing piglets to grow healthy and productive. Learn why!
The trademark “PlusVet Animal Health” has been granted
Our company protects its intellectual capital through patents and trademarks
Respiratory diseases are scary, but essential oils can help!
What can essential oils for do your birds? How to use them in the right way? Read to learn more!
5 numbers that will make you consider adding binders to fattening pigs feed
We summarize the impact of mycotoxin contamination on the productivity of fattening pigs in 5 relevant data
PlusVet offered a seminar on post-weaning gap during VIV China 2014
In collaboration with the magazine “Guide to Swine Health”, PlusVet participated in a workshop on pig digestive health and nutrition.
3 reasons to use phyto-active ingredients during the life of a broiler
Plant-based products have many benefits to offer in all broiler stages.
Why egg quality impacts the health of day-one-chicks?
Eggshell quality and bacterial contamination of the egg are key factors for the livability, health and performance of the young chicks.
“Guide to Swine Health” published an article about PlusVet Animal Health
“Guide to Swine Health” is a leading Chinese magazine targeting the domestic pig industry. It pays special attention to the latest trends in pig farming and nutrition.
Practical case: Ameliorate eggshell defects in only 5 days
The age of the hens and heat stress increased the incidence of defective eggs. The improvement achieved with PlusLay Immuno© was visible in only 5 days.
Bridge the post-weaning gap and boost growth by 30%
Using PlusProtect Digestive© during 7-14 days after weaning improves all productive parameters and generates benefits.
Others promise, we guarantee
PlusBind© and PlusBind Bio© are the mycotoxin binders that legally guarantee the highest in vitro binding of zearalenone in the whole Chinese market.
We exhibited in CAHE 2014
We welcomed our customers and friends in our booth and offered two technical seminars.
Farms of sea cucumber benefit from the use of GrowthPlus©
Including natural phyto-active ingredients in the feed of sea cucumbers brings many advantages.
Practical case: Phyto-active compounds against antibiotics for the prevention of diarrhea in weaned piglets
A field trial shows that replacing antibiotics with natural products is not only possible but it has many advantages.
Feed your sows for optimum colostrum quality
An immediate and sufficient intake of colostrum determines the health and livability of piglets.
Practical case: Advantages of using phyto-active ingredients during a feed passage outbreak
A case study of how a combination of cinnamon and marjoram (PlusProtect Digestive©) benefits digestive functioning during severe dysbacteriosis.
The “in vitro” effectiveness of PlusProtect Digestive© against Salmonella confirmed
A test performed by the Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences confirms that PlusProtect Digestive© is able to inhibit the growth of Salmonella sp.
Phyto-active ingredients added to drinking water benefit your piglets even in adverse situations
Adding PlusProtect Digestive© to drinking water improves piglet performance even in adverse farming conditions.
Let Nature boost the productivity of your rabbits!
Adding the natural ingredients of GrowthPlus© to post-weaning feed resulted in better growth, feed conversion and digestive welfare. Moreover, it improved economic outcome.
How to boost the benefits of your broiler farm by 17%
In broiler farms, adding PlusProtect Digestive© to drinking water results in a better livability, weight gain and FCR. Besides, it reduces medication costs.
Why mycotoxins make you lose the money that you invest in feed?
Mycotoxins impair feed use and drain your wallet in 6 different ways.
Intestinal health of the sow is closely related to piglet’s diarrea
Why many digestive pathogens are vertically transmitted and what can be done to improve the health of the sow and its litter.
Undigested feed in broiler droppings, a serious problem for productivity
Undigested feed is a prevalent problem for broiler farms and causes deficient growth, poor conversion rate and economical losses.
PigletPlus© boosts growth in post-weaning piglets
A recent trial shows that PigletPlus© improves digestive condition and boosts weight gain.
The vicious cycle of necrotic enteritis in layers
Necrotic enteritis may happen during laying peak, impairing health and productivity.
7 evidences that diarrhea in suckling piglets impacts productivity until slaughter
Data help to understand why it is so necessary to prevent diarrhea in young piglets and how productivity of the farm can be improved by doing so.
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 health and productivity. Learn more about consequences of stress and how PlusLay Immuno® is able to counteract them.
Mycotoxin contamination in crops affected by 2012 drought
The worst drought in more than half a century has affected USA and Mexico, while other countries were affected by abnormally high temperatures. Learn how such climate conditions impact on mycotoxin contamination of crops and how can we prevent its negative effects in livestock.
PlusProtect Digestive is highly effective against E.coli
We carried out an experiment to evaluate the susceptibility of <em>Escherichia coli</em> to our natural bactericide and fungicide PlusProtect Digestive®. Excellent results of the test confirm the potential of PlusProtect Digestive® in the prevention of diseases caused by E.coli.
Plant extracts and good management to fight post-weaning diarrhea
Porcine post-weaning diarrhea is one of the most economically significant swine diseases. The combination of plant extracts and optimal management practices is a smart strategy to prevent it.
Moldy feed, consequences beyond mycotoxins
Mycotoxins are the best known consequences of mold contamination, but there are others, and all can impact the productivity of your farm.
Dysbiosis, a little known disease with many names and big impact
Find out how a little know disease with many different names affects your flock.
Can plant extracts replace antibiotic growth promoters?
The replacement of antibiotic growth promoters by plant extracts is an increasing trend. How should they be used? What is their mechanism of action? What are the expected results?
Products within PlusProtect line can prevent digestive infections by Candida sp.
The combination of plant extracts and organic acids contained in PlusProtect Digestive, GrowthPlus and PigletPlus has shown excellent in vitro inhibition of Candida albicans.
PlusVet, the first mixed additives producer to get a license under the new and stricter Chinese regulation
PlusVet is the first mixed feed additives producer in China to obtain a manufacturing license under the new regulation and the only one in the whole country until today (2013/05/14).
PlusProtect Digestive contributes to prevent necrotic enteritis
Its antibacterial activity against Clostridium perfringens has been tested in vitro.
3 ways binders based on silicates improve productivity of layers and breeders
The benefits of silicates go beyond mycotoxin-binding.
Why vitamin E makes your breeders more productive?
Learn how supplementation of vitamin E impacts health and productivity of hens, cocks and chicks.
PlusProtect Digestive contributes to improve digestive health in hot periods
Its efficacy has been shown in a summer trial.
6 main causes of erosions in gizzard and proventriculus
Erosions in gizzard and proventriculus lead to painful digestion, poor feed intake and deficient growth. Learn about the main causative agents.
How to naturally prevent post weaning diarrhea in rabbits?
GrowthPlus©, based on plant extracts, has shown its effectiveness against post-weaning diarrhea.
Let plant extracts help you save feed costs
Use of some plant extracts allows the use of diets with reduced energy, protein or macro-minerals.
Get 1 kg more per weaned piglet!
The addition of PigletPlus© to pre-starter feed results in more growth and better health at weaning.