Importance of Gut Health A healthy gut is essential for proper nutrient absorption, and it’s critical to the immune system. Properly developed digestive tracts are home to gut flora, communities of microbial life. These microorganisms assist the digestive tract by breaking down
Anitox, the global leader in pathogen control and milling efficiency programs for the primary meat, egg and fish production sectors, announced that Dr. Enrique Montiel joined the company as Director of Nutrition and Live Production on Monday, March 1. Dr. Montiel is a leading
A poorly managed flock can lead to several on farm and processing issues. Fluctuation bird size and inadequate yield are common consequences of substandard pellet quality. Pellets which crumble into fines may lead to nutritional imbalances within the flock.
Raw ingredients for livestock feed production come from a variety of locations and, especially if there has been any exposure to livestock or wildlife feces, ingredients can act as a source for Salmonella serovars and other enteric bacteria including E. coli. Salmonella is able to
Salmonella and Eggs Do you know that the outer shell of the eggs can be contaminated by the penetration of bacteria through one of approximately 8,000 pores present in the eggshell? Salmonella may come from the colonized gut, contaminated feces during or after laying or direct
Pathogens are microorganisms that cause illness. They include bacteria (salmonella and campylobacter, for example) and viruses (such as avian influenza, ASF and PEDv). Pathogens can thrive in both feed and raw ingredients. By providing all the essential components pathogens need to