Biovet S.A. 35 years of history: 1994-1996

Biovet S.A. 35 years of history: 1994-1996

Biovet S.A. Laboratories, a manufacturer of natural additives for animal feed turns 35 years. In this piece of news, we highlight the events that occurred between 1994 and 1996. The main novelty in these years is that the company made a clear commitment to export and began making trips and commercial actions internationally.

Opening to Asia: Indonesia

In 1994 Dr. Borrell traveled to Indonesia for the first time, where he made the first contacts with the country’s distributors. During his stay, he made field visits that helped to detect the main problems that affected farm productivity back then.

Dr. Jaime Borrell in Indonesia 1994

Indonesia, 1994

Conferences 1994-1996

In June 1994, Dr. Borrell travelled to Argentina to give the conference ‘Dermatitis Syndrome: Porcine Nephropathy and its immunological incidence’ at the Medical Veterinary College of the Cordoba Province.

Conference in Cordoba, Argentina, 1994

In 1995, Fira Barcelona hosted a new edition of Expoaviga ‘International Poultry and Livestock Technique Exhibition’, where Dr. Borrell participated in the technical symposiums holding a conference on selection criteria of organic aggregates as food preservatives. Customers and distributors from Pakistan, the Dominican Republic and Peru attended to this event.

Following the same philosophy, in 1996 he participated in the 33rd Symposium of the Spanish section of the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA), held in Toledo from October 16 to 18. In this forum Dr. Borrell, together with Dr. Enrique Hernandez, gave the conference ‘Trichothecenes: diagnosis, pathology and influence on production’.

WPSA's Spanish section Symposium in Toledo 1996 Symposium program

Participation in the Spanish Royal Academy of Veterinary Sciences

During this stage, Dr. Borrell kept collaborating actively with the Spanish Royal Academy of Veterinary Sciences. In this regard, on November 16th 1996, he held the conference ‘Swine dermatitis-nephropathy syndrome and its immunological incidence’ at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Dr. Borrell's conference at the Spanish Royal Academia of Veterinary Sciences in 1994

New products

During this stage, Biovet’s R&D team developed the Alquerzim product line, an enzymatic product designed to improve digestibility and the use of nutrients.

In addition, Alquerfeed Columvital was also designed, a vitamin complex indicated for cases of nutritional deficiencies and related diseases, vaccination side effects, to mitigate sudden changes in temperature and periods of high production.

Columvital Alquerzim