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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 Are your growing and finishing broilers affected by leg problems? If yes, they may be suffering from a bacterial infection in the head of the femur called Bacterial Chondronecrosis and Osteomyelitis (BCO lameness). BCO lameness is the most common cause […]

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Focus on necrotic enteritis in commercial layers during hot weather

Necrotic enteritis is one of the most serious digestive diseases in laying hens Necrotic enteritis, caused by Clostridium perfringens, has been reported worldwide. Main clinical signs are a sudden increase in mortality, depression and diarrhea. Epidemiology The disease can break out in hens of all ages, but it is most commonly found in pullets of […]

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Nutritional strategies to fight heat stress in poultry

Vitamins, electrolytes and essential oils help to keep your farm profitable during Summer time High temperatures have a major impact on poultry farming. When they are coupled with high humidity, the combination is critical for the health and productivity of the animals. Poultry are homeotherm animals, which means that they are able to maintain a […]

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Cinnamon helps you to control coccidiosis

Cinnamon oil is an alternative or a complement to current anticoccidial drugs THE IMPORTANCE OF COCCIDIOSIS Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease of the intestinal tract of farm animals (poultry,  swine, rabbits, many species of ruminants) that leads to considerable economical losses. It is caused by protozoa of the genuses Eimeria and Isospora, among others. The disease spreads from one […]

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3 reasons to use phyto-active ingredients during the life of a broiler

There is no doubt that antibiotic growth promoters have played an important role in animal production over the past decades. However, the current trend is to look for alternatives to antibiotics due to increasing antibiotic-resistance concerns. Phyto-ingredients constitute one excellent alternative. They are plant–derived active compounds that are incorporated into the diets with the target […]

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Undigested feed in broiler droppings, a serious problem for productivity

Undigested feed in broiler droppings, a serious problem for productivity

The presence of undigested feed in droppings of broilers, also known as “feed passage”, is a fairly common problem in broiler farms. It is an evidence that digestive health is not adequate and a serious loss of productivity, leading to deficient growth and poor feed conversion rate. Economic losses are huge in major outbreaks. This […]

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The vicious cycle of necrotic enteritis in layers

The vicious cycle of necrotic enteritis in layers

Necrotis enteritis has been ranked as one of the most important diseases affecting poultry operations nowadays. Its occurrence is increasing, especially in countries where antibiotic growth promoters have been banned. Very common in broilers, it is also encountered in laying hens, particularly near the beginning of egg laying or during production peak. Cases in pullets […]

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Let plant extracts help you save feed costs

Let plant extracts help you save feed costs

Feed cost is the largest single item in animal production and accounts for 60 to 75% of the total production cost. Generally speaking, on total feed cost, raw materials that provide energy and proteins are about 90-95% of the cost, minerals and vitamins constitute 3-4% and 1-3% for various feed additives. Plant extracts as natural […]

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6 main causes of erosions in gizzard and proventriculus

6 main causes of erosions in gizzard and proventriculus

To read an updated version of this article follow this link. It is estimated that between 15 and 25% of the birds routinely necropsied in broiler, breeder or layer farms suffer from proventriculus or gizzard erosions. The consequences of such erosions should not be underestimated, as proventriculus and gizzard are very important digestive organs. Lesions […]

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PlusProtect Digestive contributes to prevent necrotic enteritis

PlusProtect Digestive contributes to prevent necrotic enteritis

Necrotic enteritis and subclinical forms of Clostridium perfringens infections are widespread in poultry farming. The disease is actually a enterotoxaemia and lesions are caused by the toxins alpha toxin, secreted by Clostridium perfringens type A and Clostridium perfringens type C, and by beta toxin, secreted only by Clostridium perfringens type C. CAUSES Clostridium perfringens is […]

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