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Essential oils help to reduce the number of insects in the farm

Insects such as flies, mosquitoes, midges, red mites and ticks cause major economic loss to farmers. Their bites produce skin lesions, irritations or allergic–type reactions to the animals or to the farm workers. On the other hand, insects are vectors of pathogenic bacteria and virus, like Pasteurella sp, E.coli, Salmonella sp or Avian Influenza Virus. Insect […]

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Essential oils: Mechanism of action on pathogenic bacteria

Essential oils are a promising alternative to antibiotics Essential oils are concentrated hydrophobic liquids containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. They are usually obtained by distillation, extraction with liquid carbon dioxide or microwaving. Essential oils contain a very complex mixture of volatile molecules that are can be classified in two main groups, according to their […]

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We show the beneficial impact of chicory extract on the growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus

When chicory extract is added to a culture of Lactobacillus acidophilus, bacterial growth and metabolic activity are enhanced Chicory root extract is rich in inulin. Inulin is a dietary fiber that naturally exists in many plants, has a high content of fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and acts as a natural prebiotic. Many studies show that prebiotics can […]

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Our plant extracts bring real benefits to our customers!

Watch our video to learn how our products based on plant extracts help our customers to reduce FCR and to boost economic benefits. (Duration of the video 1:50 min) Related products GrowthPlus®, our synergistic blend of plant extracts and organic acids for poultry, rabbits and aquaculture species. PigletPlus®, our synergistic blend of plant extracts and organic […]

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Cilia: the defenders of respiratory health

Essential oils enhance the natural protection function of the cilia The respiratory tract is equipped with three main defense mechanisms that protect the animal against infections, remove foreign particles and keep the respiratory airways clean: Mucus, a sticky substance produced by specialized cells in the in the nose, sinuses, mouth, pharynx, trachea and lungs. It […]

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Another success case about replacing AGP with phyto-active ingredients in rabbit feed

Phyto-active ingredients allowed the production of a healthier rabbit meat and boosted the economic benefits of the farm From the nutritional point of view, rabbit meat is tasty and easily digested, with interesting nutritional and dietetic properties that make it highly suitable for healthy diets. Weaning is the most critical period in rabbit farming and it […]

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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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Let Nature boost the productivity of your rabbits!

The latest trial made in China this winter confirms that adding GrowthPlus© to the feed of post-weaning rabbits results in less mortality and diarrhea occurrence, more weight gain and better FCR. As a consequence, the economic output of the group fed with GrowthPlus© was more than 9% higher than control group. CONDITIONS OF THE TRIAL […]

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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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How to naturally prevent post weaning diarrhea in rabbits?

How to naturally prevent post weaning diarrhea in rabbits?

Digestive diseases in rabbits happen mainly in post-weaning period and are the predominant cause of mortality and economical losses in commercial farms. Most of the digestive disturbances during this period are the result of stress, produced by the separation from the doe, transportation to fattening cages and feed change. Rabbits are extremely sensitive to stress. […]

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