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Publications scientifiques

On this page, you will find a selection of media articles. These refer to our know-how, our products and our digital tools. These publications allow us to make technicians, breeders and the general public aware of the thermal comfort of livestock.

September 1, 2020

Nutrition and societal expectations

The service companies are the R&D units for animal nutrition. Equipped with research resources, laboratories, experimental stations and pilot farms, they are attentive to the sectors. They analyse societal expectations and implement research and testing programmes to meet them. Welfare, demedication, protein independence and environmental footprint, each subject finds an interpretation and a variation in the services they offer to feed manufacturers and production groups.

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June 1, 2020

Heat stress: Nutritional news

From 22° C at 50% humidity, cows suffer the effects of heat stress. In addition to adapted practices, nutritional solutions can help.

May 1, 2020

Thermo®Tool, an app to raise awareness

To help farmers assess and anticipate the risk of heat stress on their farms, the service company CCPA has created the smartphone application ThermoTool.

April 6, 2020

Thermo®Tool warns poultry farmers of the risk of heat stroke

The service firm CCPA launched the Thermotool app in 2017, which is free and can be downloaded under Apple or Android systems.

March 3, 2020

CCPA launches a range to limit the impact of heat stress on animals

Janzé-based animal feed specialist CCPA is launching a new range this month aimed at reducing the effects of heat stress on animals. Called Thermo, it consists of products for pigs, poultry and ruminants. In hot weather, for example, animals can lose their appetite.

September 1, 2019

Cell protection and heat stress

The CCPA Group’s Ruminant Symposium took place on 27-28 June 2019 with the participation of over 120 professionals from 21 countries. Two themes dominated the first day: a new approach to cell protection with vitamin P and heat stress management.

June 1, 2019

Nutritional tools to reduce the effects of heat stress

When poultry mortality is no longer the problem that characterised the summer periods, as facilities and management have improved and mitigated this adverse effect, trying to increase feed intake, the main victim at that time, becomes the next objective. Feed intake is a key element in maintaining a high level of performance. When this crucial factor deteriorates, zootechnical and economic performance decreases.

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May 1, 2019

Heat stress: Which buffer substances should I choose?

In the countryside, it is customary to systematically add 150 to 250 grams of sodium bicarbonate to rations, especially during the summer months. Other solutions exist. But replacing sodium bicarbonate by another anti-acidosis solution requires adapting the ration in terms of BACA and macroelements.

April 4, 2019

A sensor for Thermo®Tool

The Thermotool application allows farmers of ruminants, pigs and poultry to assess the risk of heat stress in animals, depending on the ambient temperature and humidity.