A combination of PlusBind and PlusProtect Digestive is very effective to prevent proventriculus and gizzard problems
Gizzard problems are a common problem in farms all around the world. It is estimated that between 15% and 25% of the birds routinely necropsied, either broilers, breeders or layers, suffer from proventriculus or gizzard erosions. In recent years, the incidence is increasing, causing economic losses in poultry farms.
Many reasons can lead to proventiculus and gizzard diseases, such as mycotoxins, bacterial or viral infections, nutritional problems and stress (we discussed the causes of gizzard erosions in this article).
Recently, we tested a combination of PlusBind© and PlusProtect Digestive© in broiler farms with several difficult-to-treat cases of proventriculus and gizzard erosions to prevent the problems and the results were very satisfactory.
Pictures of the difficult-to-treat cases of proventriculus and gizzard erosions in our customers farms
Time of the tests: 2017.07-08
Places: 5 farms with difficult-to-treat cases of proventriculus and gizzard erosions during the first month of life of the broilers.
PlusBind©: Mixed with feed, from day 1 to day 16.
PlusProtect Digestive©: Mixed with drinking water, from day 1 to day 16.
In all cases, the animals was observed until day 30th of life. Rountine necropsies were performed to check the health of proventriculus and gizzard.
We tried a combination of PlusBind© and PlusProtect Digestive© in five farms with difficult-to-treat problems of proventriculus and gizzard erosions. Two farms didn’t experience gizzard erosions and three suffered from slight proventriculitis but easily recovered after treatment.
Products of choice
PlusProtect Digestive© is a liquid cocktail, rich in plant extracts, mixed by drinking water, intended to all species and ages.
Plusbind© is the ideal choice to prevent mycotoxicosis. PlusBind© binders are based on studied cocktails of silicates, providing an excellent and balanced binding capacity, better than binders based only on one silicate.
PlusBind© are the most powerful mycotoxin binders in the market!
Watch a video about the characteristics of our mycotoxin binders here.
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