There is a vast amount of research supporting the use of many different probiotic strains at the nursery stage in pig production, but there is still great variability in the results, finds a review published in Livestock Science.
Lallemand Animal Nutrition says the addition of its yeast derivative product in post-weaning diets improves piglet performance, and it is an interesting tool alongside other strategies to replace the pharmacological doses of zinc oxide (ZnO) in feed.
ForFarmers has been shortlisted for this year’s Antibiotic Guardian Awards in the UK under the animal health, agriculture and food supply category, as a result of the work it has done on antibiotic reduction in that country’s pig sector.
Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Europe (AANE), along with dropping the Eurolysine name, has changed its EMEA business model; the company is increasingly focusing on a more customized approach in terms of its amino acid portfolio.
Austria headquartered, Biomin, said its phytogenic feed additive for weaned piglets, branded as Digestarom DC, is edging closer to attaining EU zootechnical feed additive registration following a positive EFSA opinion, published on Tuesday [April 16].
Biomin has added to its range of water-soluble probiotic gel drops that protect chicks in their first days and stimulates feeding behavior. Earliest-stage nutrition promises healthier chicks and reduced mortality, says the supplier.