This member will give a presentation on January 29, 2018
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2018
Article published the December 1, 2017
In the winter of 1959, the British cargo ship Rosetti, unloaded a shipment of peanut meal from Brazil to England, which was utilized as a protein supplement in the diets of poultry and other domestic animals. By summer of 1960, an outbreak of an unknown disease killed several species of poultry including turkeys, ducklings, and pheasants. In all, 500 cases were reported involving the ...
Article published the September 14, 2017
The continuous tendency to reduce the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) in poultry production, due to social concern about generation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, has resulted in the crucial necessity to find economically viable alternatives that can maintain optimal health and performance parameters under commercial conditions (1, 2). One possible substitute for AGP tha ...
Article published the August 18, 2017
Antibiotics are considered growth promoters when administered at non-therapeutic (low) concentrations in the feed of food animals to stimulate growth and improve feed efficiency (Costa et al., 2011; Lin et al., 2013). Antibiotics growth promoters (AGP) in the feed of different animal species has been used for more than 60 years in the United States, as well as in other countries ( ...
Article published the July 13, 2017
Fluoroquinolones are the third generation of quinolone development. Nalidixic acid and pipemidic acid are examples of the first generation and currently have limited activity against Gram-negative bacteria. Fluorinated 4-quinolones were introduced to the market in the 1980s and were the top of the line antibiotics, offering a broad spectrum of activity and high efficacy in a wide ran ...
Article published the June 15, 2017
Aflatoxins are naturally occurring mycotoxins that are produced by some strains of Aspergillus species which are commonly found in cereals worldwide and bring significant threats to the food industry and animal production . At least 14 different types of aflatoxins are produced in nature [2,3]. Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is considered the most toxic and is produced by both Aspergillus ...
Article published the May 24, 2017
It is well known that antibiotic growth promoters (AGP) can improve production performance in birds (1) although the exact mode of action is still not completely understood. According to (2), a major hypothesis about the action of AGP is through the reduction of innate inflammatory response in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of birds. Now that the use of AGP is discouraged in food ...
Participation in Forum on April 11, 2017
Done, please confirmed me if you got the files, best regards, Memo
Participation in Forum on April 10, 2017
Absolutely, that is precisely how Brazil became the number 1 export chicken meat country in the world, by listening to the demands of Europe, Middle East, and Asian countries. Even here in the USA, things are changing rapidly. In Latin America, things are moving slowlier, but our world is changing. Some day, petroleum will not longer be used in our cars, and our children will not be bombarded with ...
Article published the April 7, 2017
Q: How relevant are probiotics and prebiotics in the poultry industry right now?
A: At this time, they are very important because they are alternatives to antibiotics. The worldwide situation, with the appearance of pathogenic strains of E. Coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter and other enteropathogens, is alarming in terms that these bacteria are appearing and have shown resistance to all antibio ...