Effect of supplementing EndoBan to the feed on the performance of broilers

By Jesse Stoops, Dr  Amit Patra and Geert Van de Mierop Introduction Endotoxins are potentially toxic compounds from bacterial origin. Once absorbed, endotoxins induce an inflammatory response, thus wasting energy and nutrients meant for growth and production. The most well-known endotoxins are lipopolysaccharides (LPS), which are a component of the cell wall of Gram-negative bacteria. […]

How to set the course for high-performance breeding stock

Egg quality, egg production, reproductive performance: successful production starts with the breeding stock … and the right feeding. This is because chronic inflammation and oxidative stress put egg quality and reproductive performance at risk, especially in the case of older hens. Breeding hens are more susceptible to oxidative stress and chronic inflammation, also in the […]

Cobb New Zealand Meets With Māori King on Economic Development

Cobb-Vantress, Inc. / USA: Jimmy Chand, general manager of Cobb New Zealand, met with the Māori King, Te Arikinui Tūheitia Paki, to discuss economic development strategies for the region. Cobb New Zealand is growing, as sales into Asia and the Pacific increase. The company is committed to hiring as many members of the Māori community as possible to fill 15 current […]