Presan-FY for bird’s health and well being

Feed products designed for intestinal health have emerged to contribute to health management practices, generally focusing on promoting the growth of beneficial microbiota, and reducing pathogens. Recent insights demonstrate that the efficacy of a gut health concept can be markedly improved by optimising both microbiota and gut barrier function. This …

Better intestinal health through combined approach

Turkeys are extremely sensitive birds, especially where it concerns their eating habits and the digestion of feed ingredients. Ignoring this aspect may easily lead to nutrient losses and poor bird performance. Stimulating the development of a stable intestinal microbiota will support turkey health and performance. Common sense suggests that providing …

Biofilms and Water Quality – are they getting importance in modern pig production system?

What is Biofilm? Biofilm is a gelatinous tough layer consisting of cells immobilized in an organic polymer matrix of microbial origin. Biofilms are collections of micro-organisms (i.e. bacteria, yeasts and protozoa) that form on a hard surface with the presence of water. Some examples of biofilms are the plaque that …

Control of Campylobacteriosis in chickens: Why and How

Campylobacter jejuni is one of the most common causes of diarrhoeal disease and food-borne gastroenteritis in humans. This is a zoonotic bacterium as the source of infection in humans is from poultry meat. Recent studies indicated that the handling and consumption of poultry meat account for approximately 30% of cases …