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Success case: Relieving oral ulcers in layers with PlusProtect Digestive© and PlusBind Bio©

In April 2019, a test in a leading layer farm showed that the administration of PlusProtect Digestive© and PlusBind Bio© was effective to end the problem of oral ulcers. Circumstances of the case The experimental animals were 104,000 layers located in two houses. Before the test Before the test, approximately 70% of layers showed oral […]

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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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Report on the occurrence of mycotoxins in Chinese feedstuffs – 2018

This report is a statistical summary of the more than 1000 analysis that we made in our laboratory of clinical services during 2018. Determinations of total aflatoxins (AFLA), vomitoxin (DON), fumonisins (FUM), T2-toxin (T2) and zearalenone (ZEN), and were carried out in samples of feedstuffs provided by our Chinese customers. GENERAL VIEW OF MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION […]

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Importance of leaky gut syndrome in farm animals

A syndrome called “leaky gut” has gained quite a bit of attention lately in human medicine.  The term “leaky gut syndrome” is used to describe the condition of “hyperpermeable intestines” that takes place when the intestinal lining becomes more porous and its barrier function is no longer functioning properly. The fallout results in larger, undigested […]

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We are experts in gut health

THE CONCEPT OF GUT HEALTH Gut Health is of vital importance to the performance of production animals. A healthy gastrointestinal tract allows to reduce or eliminate the use of antibiotic growth promoters. Gut health is the absence of disease so that the animal is able to perform its physiological functions and withstand exogenous and endogenous stressors. […]

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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. Determinations of total aflatoxins (AFLA), vomitoxin (DON), fumonisins (FUM), T2-toxin (T2) and zearalenone (ZEN), and were carried out in samples of feedstuffs provided by our Chinese customers. GENERAL VIEW OF MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION […]

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Toxicity by mycotoxins in laying hens

Contamination by mycotoxins impairs the health of the hen, its productivity and egg quality Contamination by mycotoxins has a negative impact on the economic return of egg producers, not only due to productivity losses, but also because of its consequences on the health of the layers and on egg quality. Laying hens are more susceptible […]

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Signs of mycotoxicosis in new born piglets

New born piglets may show toxicity signs related to zearalenone or aflatoxins Mycotoxins are commonly present in swine feed. Pregnant and lactating sows are highly susceptible and mycotoxin contamination triggers a variety of clinical signs together with the worsening of productive parameters. But the negative effects of mycotoxins are not limited to the sows themselves. […]

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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 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, […]

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The risks by mycotoxins in shrimps

The toxicity of mycotoxins in shrimps is less studied The risk by mycotoxin contamination is often overlooked by the shrimp industry, but the reality is that shrimps are quite sensitive to mycotoxins and that the occurrence of contaminated feeds is high, especially in warm and humid climates. Research shows that in Asia 95% of the […]

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