Author Archives: agrivina

Types of Shrimp Diseases that Often Occur During Cultivation

Shrimp disease is one of the factors causing failure that must be overcome during cultivation. What’s more, these diseases can also cause mass mortality which can lead to significant economic losses and decreased production. Various influencing factors cause disease outbreaks, from pathogens, poor environmental conditions, and pond management to shrimp being carriers of shrimp that […]

7 key amino acids in poultry diets

A better understanding of the key amino acids makes it possible to optimise the ration thus generating better results and reducing feed costs for poultry producers. This article discusses 7 key amino acids in poultry diets. Methionine Methionine, a total amino acid that contains sulphur, plays an important role in optimum growth performance, feather synthesis, […]

The importance of palatability for weaning piglets

As with all newborns, feeding piglets involves much more than nutrition. The warmth of breastfeeding reduces stress; therefore, the transition phase is delicate in any species. Studies on the production chain of swine and other animals are frequent. It is undeniable how this niche moves the economy. Expectations for 2019 are optimistic, despite the swine fever (or maybe even because […]

The relation between immunity and productivity for the Whiteleg Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

Due to having such a sensitive organism, early mortality of the whiteleg shrimp is attributed to poor immunity According to a study conducted by ICC Brazil, the early mortality syndrome (EMS), also known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), is a dangerous disease caused by the Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria. After being first reported in China, back in 2009, EMS […]