What do laying hens eat?

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AUTHORS: A.C. Barroeta, G. VergeN. Ciria.


Laying hens eat complete and balanced food. Nutrition experts design diets that provide the energy and needed nutrients for the normal functioning of the body and the formation of the egg. For this, natural ingredients are selected and combined using the right amount and proportion, in order to ensure the hen’s intestinal health and well-being, as well as the quality of the egg, without forgetting the commitment to the environment.

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AWEC, new technology-based company of the SNIBA-UAB

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With the aim of facilitating the transfer of knowledge on animal welfare to the livestock and pet sectors, to the biotechnology industry and to zoological institutions, researchers from the behavioral and animal welfare group have created AWEC, a company owned by the UAB and emerged from the Nutrition and Animal Welfare Service (SNiBA) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, based in the UAB Research Park.

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IV Award in honor of Dr. Josep Séculi Brillas

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  • Speaker: Dr. Emili Raimon Barba Vidal
  • Presented by Doctors Susana Maria Martín Orúe and Lorena Castillejos Velázquez
  • Topic: “Evaluation of probiotic strategies in the prevention of piglet post-weaning gastrointestinal disorders ”

    On June 6th, at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bellaterra, the delivery of the IV Josep Séculi Award to our colleague, Emili Barba Vidal, was attended by the president of the College of Veterinarians of Girona, members of the ACVC, dean and representation of teachers of Veterinary Medicine of UAB.

    Congratulations again.