Norponin® XO as efficient as fermentation coccidiostats for contributing to coccidial risk management

A major challenge for poultry productions: Coccidiosis Coccidiosis is a major challenge for poultry industry. Traditional coccidiostats and chemical treatment efficacy can be altered by resistance, so new solutions are needed. Natural solutions based on extracted and selected saponins are good candidates to better protect birds from coccidiosis. After years of careful studies, Nor-Feed developed a saponin-based …

Saponin-Rich Plant Premixture Supplementation is As Efficient as Ionophore Monensin

A new peer-review article on the interest of Selected saponins for coccidiosis Nor-Feed, as a leading specialist of botanicals for animal nutrition, is glad to share a new peer-review article on the interest of selected saponins for coccidiosis, published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary science. In the plant kingdom, there are more than 10 …

Effect of a Citrus extract on the microbiota and well-being of sows around farrowing

At the Journées de la Recherche Porcine (JRP) 2023 in Paris, Dr. Sekhou Cissé, R&D product manager at Nor-Feed, presented a poster on the evaluation of the effect of a standardized Citrus extract on the intestinal microbiota and welfare of sows around farrowing, under commercial farming conditions. Farrowing A critical period for sows The farrowing …

Testing properties and biological activities of saponins

In 2022, Maxime Le Bot (Nor-Feed/FeedInTech) published new data on testing properties and biological activities of saponins during the 70th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), in August 28 – 31, 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece. What are Saponins? In fact, saponins are complex secondary metabolites …

An accurate, cost-effective and simple colorimetric method for the quantification of saponins

Maxime Le Bot, FeedInTech Analysis Specialist, has recently written an article published in Food Chemistry, a recognized scientific peer-review journal, with the collaboration of the SONAS laboratory and the FeedInTech joint-lab, about an accurate, cost-effective, and simple colorimetric method to quantify saponins from plant materials. What are Saponins? Saponins are a family of molecules found …

Resistant capacity of the encapsulated grape extract during ruminal fermentation: an Ex-vitro study

Last August 2022, in Thessaloniki (Greece) Doctor Bui (DVM, Nor-Feed R&D team) shared new data obtained with our encapsulated grape extract during the 70th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural product research (GA). Rumen-by-pass formula of Nor-Grape® to protect active molecules from Ruminal retention Natural grape extract constituted …

Improving colostrum quality in cows

Colostrum quality and Oxidative stress During the peripartum period, the massive modulation in metabolism, physiology, immunity, etc., frequently generates the overproduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which causes oxidative stress [1]. The negative correlation between maternal oxidative imbalance and quality of colostrum has been confirmed by several studies. Some studies have shown that the supplementation …

Coccidiosis management Seminar in Tbilisi

Nor-Feed in Tbilisi: Coccidiosis management seminar On November 28th the Nor-Feed team organized in Georgia a seminar dedicated to the coccidiosis management program, with the support of local partners. 42 participants from 9 countries took part in this event: Ukraine, Belorussia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Moldova, France, Germany and, of course, Georgia! Despite the international difficulties, …

Nor-Feed at the Gut Health Symposium in St Louis

Nor-Feed at the Gut Health Symposium Nor-Feed was at the Gut Health Symposium in St Louis, MO, USA represented by Dr. Sekhou CISSE who shared the latest data regarding the use of Nor-Spice AB® in sows around farrowing. Farrowing is a critical period for sows. Indeed, this stage is favorable to digestive disorders such as …