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 […]