All about dogs and puppies

All about dogs and puppies

If you love dogs and puppies you probably spend as much time around them as possible, and no doubt enjoy learning more about all things canine related. Whatever your level of knowledge, here are a few common dog myths de-bunked, and a few interesting facts which you may not know about man’s best friend. Read…

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NEONATAL PIG DIARRHOEA – Introduction, Clinical Signs, Prevention/Treatment

Neonatal Pig Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in neonatal pigs. Diarrhoeal disease in neonates is often sudden in onset and causes a rapid decline in clinical condition as the pig becomes dehydrated and develops systemic infections. Thus prevention, early identification and immediate initiation of supportive care and treatment in neonatal diarrhoea cases are critical. Hence, the understanding of the basic aspects of neonatal diarrhoea in pigs which include clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis and control strategies would be highly advantageous for every pig farm owners…

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Amino Acids in Poultry Nutrition

What are Amino Acids? Amino acids are essential nutrients for both humans and animals. They are the basic blocks of protein, the major component of muscle, and therefore the meat that most animals are grown for. Protein is the single most important nutrient in the body, making up to about 17% of the nutrients. Also, proteins are the second most costly component of the diet apart from energy. Amino acids are needed by the chicken for optimal growth and performance. So, the quality of protein in a chicken diet will…

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