A foot pad dermatitis and hock burn lesion is a common problem associated with poor litter management. Broilers suffering from pain by contact dermatitis will have a negative impact on animal performance. This condition indicates a serious problem in animal welfare and can lead to food safety concerns. Damaged feet and legs, carcass condemnation and downgrades, will finally cause a loss of business opportunities and a huge impact on profits.
Reduction, and ultimately, the ban of antibiotics from animal feed, does not come without its challenges. An overall approach, including non-antibiotic in-feed specialties, can help cope with these challenges.
In this article Olivier Maigret refers to the feed for young piglets. Post weaning is a critical transition period for young piglets and the way this phase is handled will tremendously impact the growth of the future pigs. Trail results show that using the right combination of enzymes targeting specific raw materials allows cost saving and flexibility in feed formulation, while keeping similar nutrient and energy values.
Technical support is one of our strengths. Last week we welcomed a group from Morocco at our HQ for a training to fully utilize the power of AveMix®. After three days of capturing lots of information, we enjoyed a short visit to Brussels with Manneken Pis and the statue of Jacques Brel as highlights of the day.
If you visited our website a few weeks ago, you must have seen that our website got a huge makeover. We have been working on it quite some time and it feels good to finally be able to share it with you. In the upcoming months we will continue working on making the...
What better time than having your retirement party on your birthday, right?! Our colleague Mr. Frank Bouchier was lucky enough to experience this on the 28th of February. Together with some colleagues, we organised a little party to celebrate Frank and to...