Selenium is an essential trace mineral that is an indispensable component of the antioxidant system. Selenium is an essential element of antioxidant enzymes such as glutathione peroxidase, and its deficiency may result in an imbalance of redox homeostasis and ultimately oxidative stress.
Antimicrobial resistance continues being a global concern for the World Health Organization because threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an ever-increasing range of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi. In this publication, Dr. Garcia- Fernandez discusses in depth the origin, evolution, and strategies to combat the problem of resistance in the animal industry.
Lactating cows at peak lactation can require up to 18% crude protein on a dry matter (DM) basis in their diet. The protein portion of a diet accounts for the largest cost in a lactating cow’s ration.