Article published the July 22, 2020
Previous studies showed that inclusion of polyphenol-rich plant extracts in feed improves performance in ruminants, but the effect may vary depending on the dosage used. It has been shown that polyphenols modify the digestive process through modulation of gastrointestinal microbiota and bypass of protein digestion. The rumen houses a highly complex microbiota which is able to convert indigestible ...
Article published the March 17, 2020
Phytogenic compounds, probiotics and organic acids are used in broiler feeds as an option to AGPs due to their ability to emulate properties of antibiotics. This study’s goal was to compare a field AGP (virginiamycin 100 g/MT) program (T1) with two antibiotic free programs: Lactococcusbased probiotic+yeast MOS+a blend of Italian Chestnut-C/Argentine Quebracho-Q bioactive ex ...
Article published the March 10, 2020
The demand for poultry products has grown exponentially in recent decades and it is estimated that production will reach 130 million tons of chicken meat in 2020, when it will become the most consumed animal meat in the world . Among traditional livestock species, poultry are the most efficient feed converters, with a feed conversion ratio in the range of 1.6–2.0. The ma ...
Participation in Forum on February 28, 2020
Thank you, Claudio. Yes, we plan to do RNAseq in the future, it would provide additional information that could be very interesting. But its very expensive!
This member gave a presentation on January 28, 2020
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2020
Article published the January 7, 2020
The importance of the microbiota in the gastrointestinal tract of animals is recognized to have an important role in host health and productivity. In this study, we sought to assess and characterize the microbiota in the feces of poultry chickens from several farms of 2 different integrators in the same geographical region of South America. These companies were changing AGP program to an AGP-free ...
This member gave a presentation on November 5, 2019
At the following event:
Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals 2019
Video published on June 6, 2019
Plant extracts do not affect probiotic bacterias as AGPs do, told Juan Diaz Carrasco, R&D in Poultry Health, INTA, during the 2019 Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam’s Technical Symposium.
Video published on June 5, 2019
During the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam’s Technical Symposium, Silvateam hosted a Technical Symposium and reception, where a panel of experts in animal nutrition and health discussed relevant practical findings based on real world and laboratory research on the use of Silvafeed® plant bio-actives in animal production.
Video published on June 4, 2019
Dr. Juan Diaz Carrasco, R&D in Poultry Health, INTA, highlights the key features of using plant extract additives in the diet of broilers, during the 2019 Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam’s Technical Symposium.