Tag: laying hens
World Egg Day will be celebrated on October 9th this year in 153 countries to highlight the importance and benefits of this food for human nutrition. The egg is an easy-to-cook food rich in proteins and healthy fats and has multiple nutritional qualities.
In warm seasons, the basic thermoregulation mechanisms are insufficient and heat stress causes problems in the birds. Initially, lethargic birds are observed, with stretched wings, increased water consumption, decreased feed intake and low productive performance.
For the last months, coronavirus has been one of the main contemporary topics due to the human pandemic that spread across the world, and many people from the sector wonder whether the coronavirus can affect poultry. The answer is yes, birds can get infected by coronavirus, although by a different one: the avian coronavirus.
Calcium requirements in poultry, particularly in layers, are very high, because it is an essential element for the eggshell formation. It is also an important mineral for broilers, since it is necessary for the correct development and strength of the skeleton.
Recently, Biovet S.A. has carried out a trail in Japan to evaluate the efficacy of Alquernat Nebsui, product based on intestinal conditioner pronutrients, in laying hens in hot environments. The general conclusions demonstrate that the administration of the product improves the status of the digestive mucosa and increases nutrients absorption. As a result, laying rate and egg weigh are increased.
Biovet S.A presented on its booth at Eurotier, its latest innovations in natural preservatives, pronutrients and laying hens products, among others. Hannover (Germany) hosted the trade fair for livestock professionals between 13rd and 16th November, which was titled: “Digital Animal Farming: Management. Animal health. Food Safety”.