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Making phytogenics more effective against Gram-negative bacteria: use of permeabilizers

In recent years, phytogenics have been used as substitutes of antibiotic growth promoters in the poultry and livestock industries. The beneficial effects of phytogenics are attributed to their antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. We discussed the antimicrobial mechanism of action of phytogenics in this article. As antimicrobials, they generally exhibit a broad spectrum of action, […]

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Eggshell quality: importance of zinc and manganese

Trace minerals are important in the metabolism of the animals as catalytic agents of all metabolic reactions. They are key for growth, development and productivity. Zinc and manganese, as cofactors of enzymes involved in the synthesis of the eggshell, play an important role in egg quality. Zinc As we explained in this article, the eggshell […]

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Posted in: PhytoMax, PlusLay Immuno, Poultry

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Role of calcium and vitamin D3 in eggshell quality

Egg shell quality is a major concern for farmers. Downgraded eggs account for 3.5 to 12% of all eggs and this percentage increases at the end of the laying cycle. The crystalline layer of the eggshell, which is responsible of its mechanical strength, consists of 95% calcium carbonate. A good quality egg contains, on average, 2.2 […]

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Success case: GrowthPlus© and PhytoMax© boost laying rate in duck layers

In October 2019, a success case in a duck egg producer proved that using GrowthPlus© and PhytoMax© can significantly improve laying rate in duck layers. Circumstances of the case The trial animals were 13,000 458-day-old duck layers, which were divided into trial group and control group: Trial group: GrowthPlus© was mixed with feed during five days. […]

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Posted in: GrowthPlus Poultry, Gut health, PlusLay Immuno, Poultry

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Introducing DigestoCid©, our new water acidifier

We are pleased to introduce DigestoCid©, our new water acidifier. DigestoCid© is superior to other acidifiers in the market in efficacy, easy of use and safety. COMPOSITION Buffered organic acids; phytogenics; monoester fatty acids, carriers. TARGET SPECIES AND AGES Poultry and swine of all ages. FORM Oral solution to be added to drinking water. INDICATIONS […]

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Posted in: DigestoCid, Gut health, Poultry, Swine

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Success case: promoting feed intake in heat-stressed native chickens

Multiple studies have shown that heat stress significantly reduces feed intake, daily weight gain and feed use. In this article, we present three cases of native broiler farms, located in subtropical climates. In the three farms, the birds were affected by heat stress and their feed intake was below the standard of the breed. In all cases, the […]

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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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Posted in: Gut health, Mycotoxins, PlusProtect Digestive Poultry, Poultry

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Success case: Solving digestive problems and boosting the laying rate with GrowthPlus

In April 2019, a test in well-known layer farm in showed that the administration of GrowthPlus© was able to solve the digestive problems of layers and helped to recover the laying rate. Circumstances of the case The experimental animals were in two houses: House 7: 52,000 layers, 219-day-old. House 8: 52,000 layers, 197-day-old. GrowthPlus© was […]

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Posted in: GrowthPlus Poultry, Gut health, Poultry

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PhytoShield© cuts down mortality during transport and improves meat quality

An experiment conducted in July showed that PhytoShield© given to broilers during the finisher stage reduced the mortality during the transport to the slaughterhouse and improved the quality of the meat. EXPERIMENTAL METHOD The experimental animals were 28-day-old broilers; 4,400 animals in trial group and 6,200 animals in control group. Treatment of the trial group: […]

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Success case: PlusBreathe© promotes productivity in heat-stressed ducklings

The optimum environmental temperature for raising broiler ducks is 16-22℃ and only within this range the best performance can be achieved. When the environmental temperature is higher than 28℃, the ducks become heat-stressed: the normal physiological functions are altered, feed intake is reduced, feed conversion and growth rate worsen, the immune system is impaired and […]

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