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INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE FOR ANIMAL FEED & ADDITIVES INDUSTRY

July 30, 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...
    PLASMA AND EGG POWDER AS SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES TO ZnO

    Plasma and egg powder as sustainable alternatives to ZnO

    Zinc Oxide (ZnO) time is running out. Rational use of antibiotics and growth promoters moves the focus from pharmacology to functional ingredients. Spray dried plasma and egg powder are successfully used as excellent nutritional ingredients, preventing post-weaning diarrhea, improving...
    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.
    Use of protected benzoic acid on weaned piglets’ diets

    Use of protected benzoic acid on weaned piglets’ diets

    Commercial piglets weaning implies sharp changes of the intestinal morphology and commensal gut microbiota. These changes can predispose piglets to post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD).