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INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE FOR ANIMAL FEED & ADDITIVES INDUSTRY

July 31, 2021
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    ZnO will not be banned in animal nutrition in 2022 in EU

    After the decision to ban the medicinal use of zinc oxide in piglet diets, feed formulators are seeking feed ingredients and additives which can reduce the risk of digestive disorders in critical phases like the post-weaning period. Specific potentiated form of zinc oxide can be used in premixes...
    A FUTURE WITHOUT ZINC OXIDE

    A future without zinc oxide

    Traditional methods of controlling post-weaning diarrhoea have been using zinc oxide at high doses (2500-3000mg/kg feed) together with antibiotics. While there are many benefits of using zinc oxide linked to improving gut health, there are more negative effects such as increasing antibiotics resistance, encouraging the selection...
    REPLACING ZINC IN PIG PRODUCTION

    Replacing zinc in pig production

    There is not one single product that can replace the current use of Zinc Oxide. A ZnO free pig production requires improvements in many fields that include farm management, biosecurity, genetics, the health status of the pig and diet composition. Fiber can become a vital part of ZnO free piglet diets.