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In one minute: Heat stress impairs nutrient absorption | PlusVet Animal Health
If birds are exposed to high temperatures for more than 24 h, the combination of oxidative stress and feed restriction leads to structural changes and injuries in the intestinal epithelium, especially in the duodenum and jejunum: Epithelial cells in the villi are lost and the total area of covered by epithelial cells is reduced. Villus height decreases and the width at its base increases, becoming flatter. Ratio of villus height to crypt depth decreases. Villus height to crypt depth ratio is one of the most important histomorphometric parameters of the small intestine, and a low value is correlated with a worsening in the digestion and absorption of nutrients. In chronic heat stress, the total length of the intestine is reduced. All these changes in the morphology of the intestinal epithelium lead to a decrease in the absorptive surface area and a reduction of the nutrient absorption capability.
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In one minute: Heat stress impairs nutrient absorption

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PhytoShield© is an oral emulsion that contains essential oils, electrolytes and vitamins intended to promote growth, reduce oxidative stress, and keep the animals hydrated.

PlusBreathe© contains essential oils with natural antiseptic, antioxidant, expectorant and mucolytic activity. It has a refreshing taste.

It is indicated to improve the functioning of the respiratory system and to mitigate heat stress in birds, ruminants, pigs and rabbits of all ages. It can also be nebulized in the farm environment.

GrowthPlus© is added to feed to maintain and improve digestive health. It is formulated with synergistic ingredients:

  • Bactericidal and fungicidal plant extracts, combined with organic acids for better effectiveness, that reduce the number of pathogenic microbes in the digestive system.
  • Plant extracts with prebiotic effect, that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut.
  • Immunostimulant and antioxidant plant extracts.
  • Silicates with mycotoxin binding function.

It is especially useful in cases of gizzard diseases, necrotic enteritis, feed passage and other enteritis.  It is also used as a natural growth promoter and to replace antibiotic growth promoters.

 

PlusProtect Digestive© is intended for digestive health in birds and rabbits of all ages. It is formulated with synergistic ingredients:

  • Essential oils with bactericidal and fungicidal activity
  • Plant extracts with prebiotic effect.
  • Immunostimulant and antioxidant essential oils

PlusProtect Digestive© is useful to improve gut health in the following cases:

  • Candidiasis in beak, crop and gizzard
  • Bacterial infections in gizzard. In severe cases, it is better to give together with our PlusBind© line (mycotoxin binders)
  • Bacterial infections in the intestines (necrotic enteritis; E.coli; Salmonella sp.)
  • General digestive imbalances, such as feed passage.

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