What antioxitants should I use?

Oxidation is “chemical burning” where vitamins and other nutrients are destroyed including energy lost.

It also develops in negative health effects from degradation products. In order to prevent oxidation processes, the use of antioxidants is commonly spread.

Aquaculture: Current trends of a future sector

Aquaculture is the farming of species in water.

People often use Aquaculture interchangeably with fish farming, which isn’t always correct. Aquaculture of course includes fish farming, but aquaculture includes so much more than just fish.

Easy going - lameness prevention in dairy herds

How do we judge if cows are lame or not?

Despite of the fact that lame cows can be found in every dairy herd and prevalence is extremely high in many farms, lameness is hardly ever recognized as an actual disease. However, the economic losses caused by lameness should not be underestimated.

Zinc in pig nutrition

Zinc plays a major role in pig nutrition. The use of ZnO as a veterinary medicinal product was banned in June this year.

The limit of 150 ppm total Zn now applies in all EU member states.

Young stock management – Raising potential

In the second episode with Dr. Joachim Lübbo Kleen, we talk about young stock management and what potential farmers around the world can exploit.

Among other things, he explains which three simple management practices can improve calf health.

How to push cows to 12000 litres with the rigt transition cow management

Before the next lactation starts, there are several decisions to be made: how many days before calving should we dry off the cows?

Are there differences between primiparous and multiparous cows?

There is no acidosis.

In this episode, we talk about the topic of subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) in dairy cows and what farmers can do to positively influence rumen fermentation.

Our interview partner, Dr. Joachim Lübbo Kleen.

Egg production part 2/2. How to realize the genetic potential – Focus on nutrition

In the previous episode, we highlighted the genetic aspects and the importance of good pullet quality to achieve optimum, top quality eggs.

In addition to the rearing period, various nutritional aspects also need to be taken into account.

Egg production part 1/2 - How to realize the genetic potential – Focus on the importance of rearing

The aim of every egg producer is to achieve optimum, top quality eggs.

But what do you need to consider in order to reach the genetic potential?

Mycotoxin and endotoxin risk management: helpful tips for handling

In our last episodes, we have learned a lot about mycotoxins & endotoxins, their development and effects in different animal species.

Find out which aspects are important in toxin management? Which quality critera of product components are important? Which modes of action are necessary in handling the wide range of different toxins?

The mycotoxin and endotoxin challenge in the GIT of swine

In our last episodes, we have learned a lot about the development and effects of different toxins in livestock production. In this episode we will have a deeper look in the mode of action between mycotoxins and endotoxins.

Find out what happens in the grastro intestinal tract (GIT) if there is a co-occurrence of myco- and endotoxins! Are there any vaccine reactions? Which production stage is most at risk and what management solutions do exist?

The bacterial endotoxin activity in ruminants: a constant threat?

In our last two episodes, we have spoken about mycotoxins and their challenge in handling, but what about endotoxins?

Where do they come from? And are they a constant threat?

Is there a potential risk of endotoxins in dairy cows? What solutions do exist in farm- and feed management to protect our dairy cows?

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