Pandémie d’allergies chez les chevaux

Allergy pandemic in horses

Part 1 Allergy is a disproportionate reaction of the immune system: the body develops inflammation to defend itself against an element of its environment that it mistakenly identifies as an aggressor when it is not. The allergen is that part of the environment that triggers the reaction. Allergic horses have a predisposition (we will see that ...

L’écosystème des orties

The nettle ecosystem

Who does not remember a painful encounter with our friends the nettles? ... there are many varieties (30) around the world, there are 5 in France, the most common are the greater nettle (Urtica dioica , which has the particularity of being perennial), and the stinging nettle (Urtica urens, which is an annual more ...