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Heat stress impairs intestinal barrier integrity and leads to leaky gut

The gastrointestinal tract is one of the main organs affected by heat stress. Diarrhea, watery feces, digestive infections, inflammation of the intestinal tissues, etc are triggered by the exposure to high temperatures. In recent years, the gastrointestinal problems that happen during heat stress have been linked to a failure of the gut barrier function (leaky gut). […]

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Advantages of the use of essential oils to relieve heat stress

Essential oils relieve heat stress through 3 main mechanisms of action Heat stress occurs when the amount of heat produced by an animal surpasses the animal’s capacity to dissipate the heat to its surrounding environment. It is associated with increased mortality, digestive problems, metabolic imbalance, muscle dysfunction and impaired productivity across species. Follow the links […]

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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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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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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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Mycotoxins in dairy cows

Can mycotoxins be completely detoxified in rumen? The impact of mycotoxins on dairy cows is less studied than on pigs and poultry. Opposite to monogastrics, dairy cows have certain bacteria and protozoa in their rumen that, under certain circumstances, are able to totally or partially detoxify certain mycotoxins. For this reason, dairy cows and ruminant […]

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PowerRum©, comprehensive natural program for outstanding productivity in ruminants

Take advantage of our expertise in the use of natural products In recent years, the use of plant-derived compounds as performance and health enhancers as an alternative to chemical treatments is increasing. Plant-derived compounds have proved to be able to modify the flora of the rumen, improving productivity and maintaining digestive health, and also to […]

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PlusBind and PlusBind Bio, strategic blends of highly active mycotoxin sequestering silicates

Key advantages of our PlusBind line: Our products show the highest legally guaranteed binding rate for zearalenone in the whole Chinese market. Better adsorption rate for all mycotoxins than more expensive competitors. Expanding structure,  that allows a greater binding surface and provides specific and targeted activity at the lowest possible inclusion rate. No interference with […]

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