How do I decide which mold inhibitor should be included in my feeds

By José Luís Laparra – Nutriad Mexico There are many mold inhibitor brands in the feed additives market which claim to work better than all others. However, not all of them are as efficient as suppliers might claim. What should you look for when selecting a product ? A common recommendation in the market is […]

Mycotoxin Management in Swine Production

Importance in feed quality, safety and maintaining reproductive and growth performance   Dr. James Pierce – VP Technical Sales Support & Marketing/Nutriad USA Take Home Message Mycotoxins are secondary fungal metabolites that can reduce performance and alter metabolism and reproduction in swine production. They are unavoidable contaminants in foods and feeds and are a major problem […]

Equine Nutrition and Digestive Physiology

An introduction into the Nutriad Portfolio A recent publication has the current global equine population estimated at over 58 million (FOA). The Global Equine Population is much smaller than other animal populations such as cattle, sheep, swine and goats.  It has been reported that the United States has the largest equine population followed by China, […]

Adimix in calves

An effective natural growth promoter for dairy and beef calves For dairy producers world-wide the rearing of a healthy calf is one of the most fundamental and deciding factors in the successful operation of a dairy farm. The cost of raising a calf and heifer until the first calving weighs heavily on the farm. This […]

Looking for ways to get relief from PED

Maja Marien, DVM, PhD, Tim Goossens, PhD Product managers Digestive Performance at Nutriad Geographical incidence Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) is caused by a coronavirus somewhat similar to that which causes transmissible gastroenteritis. The PED virus was first recognized in the UK in 1971 and has spread throughout most of Europe and Asia where it is […]

Feed mycotoxins decrease vaccine efficacy

Radka Borutova, DVM, PhD – Business Development Manager at Nutriad The Mexican poultry industry is currently in a state of panic over the Avian Influenza virus which is rapidly spreading across the country. Poultry producers fear the future and comment that the situation is: “disastrous,” “the end of the industry,” “an event of historic proportions” […]

Mycotoxins: gate openers for infectious diseases

Radka Borutova, DVM, PhD – Business Development Manager at Nutriad Mycotoxins are structurally diverse secondary metabolites of fungi that grow on feedstuffs consumed by animals. Consumption of some mycotoxins, at levels that do not cause overt clinical mycotoxicosis, suppresses immune functions and may decrease resistance to infectious disease. The sensitivity of the immune system to […]

Nutriad’s Toxy-Nil® and Unike® authorized by recent EU anti-mycotoxin legislation to claim efficacy in reduction of aflatoxin B1 contamination

The European Commission concluded with its regulation 1060/2013 that bentonite* has the potential to reduce the contamination by aflatoxin B1 of poultry, pig and ruminant feeds. Nutriad’s Toxy-Nil®  and Unike® brands contain bentonite that fulfill the requirements of the European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) on aflatoxin-binding capability. This brings Nutriad in line with the latest legal […]

Nutriad Sponsors TARS 2014 focused on ‘Shrimp Aquaculture’ in Phuket, Thailand

NUTRIAD successfully sponsored “The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS) 2014″ August 20-21 2014 in Phuket, Thailand. Dr Tim Goossens, R&D Engineer, Nutriad presented a topic on “Fighting Pathogens: Choosing from a Range of Molecular Mechanisms.” Following Nutriad’s introduction of Quorum Sensing Inhibition as a tool to fight bacterial diseases in aquaculture at the TARS meeting in […]