Category: Mycotoxin binders
Despite the presence of each mycotoxin varies depending on the region, DON was the most prevalent mycotoxin globally in 2020, according to the analysis conducted in different geographical areas.
Fungi and mycotoxins represent and important challenge in the way to achieve the performance objectives in farms, due to the negative effects they have on animals. To prevent mycotoxin consequences, it is essential to apply methods with a double focus: against mycotoxins and against the fungi that produce them.
Every year, mycotoxins have a great economic impact on animal production because they cause great productive losses. Their presence in the feed depends on several factors, such as the origin of the grain or the weather conditions during the cultivation and harvest, for this, mycotoxin contamination is different depending on the season and year.
This 2020 the trademark of Biovet S.A. Alquerfeed is 30 years old since it was first registered in Spain. The Alquerfeed line is composed of nutritionals, preservatives and mycotoxin binders intended for poultry, pig, ruminants or aquaculture.
Alquerfeed Antitox, mycotoxin binder of Biovet S.A., patented worldwide in 1988, has been proved effective throughout its more than 30 years on the market in all species and productive aptitudes. Several experimental and field trials confirm that it is a product useful for poultry, including broilers and laying hens, and even in less common species such as turkeys; as well as in pig farming, where it is used both in breeders and fattening pigs.
On 28th February 2020, Biovet S.A. received representatives of its distributor in Egypt and offered a technical seminar in Tarragona. In the meeting, the use of natural products to prevent the main diseases that affect the sector in the country were presented.
The reduction of antibiotics, the organic production and the presence of mycotoxins were the main problems detected during the trip. For this, pronutrient line was presented. It is a line composed of natural products which can replace antibiotics commonly used in animal production. For the adsorption of mycotoxins, the use of Alquerfeed Antitox, mycotoxin binder of Biovet S.A., was indicated.
For the frist time, Biovet will have representation at the exhibition ‘MVC:Cereals-Mixed Feeds-Veterinary’ to be held in January, 28-30 2020 in Moscow. This exhibition has been held since 1996 and has established as one of the most important fairs in European and Asian market. Veterinarians, producers and professionals meet annually to share and exchange new ideas and knowledge.
From 17th to 19th a commercial team of Biovet S.A. participated in the 21 edition of Agrena held in the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo (Egypt). Biovet representatives attended the distributor’s stand to answer questions from those interested and strengthen the presence of the company in the African continent.
A Biovet S.A. laboratories’ team, formed by sales agent Ferran Brull and Dr. David Díez, travelled to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to attend the International Poultry Seminar and Show 2019. Such event was organized by the representatives of the World Poultry Science Association in the Asian country (WPSA- BB).