Zinc Oxide

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Five issues that will shape the feed industry for the coming year

By Jane Byrne

Industry concerns vary from region to region and from species to species but there are some common challenges for the global feed and farming sectors throughout 2021, says Erik Visser, CEO of Danish soy protein producer, Hamlet Protein in an outlook.

Rethinking EU pig farming

Rethinking EU pig farming

By Jane Byrne

Post-weaning diarrhea is high on the agenda again in EU pig farming, with therapeutic levels of zinc oxide being phased out, and that legislative move comes on the back of an enforced reduction in copper levels in EU piglet rations as well as ongoing...

Christina Brødkner explains research into zinc oxide alternatives © Hamlet Protein

Hamlet Protein looks to fiber as zinc alternative

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The hunt is on to find an alternative to zinc oxide in young pig diets given regulatory developments in the EU and China, Danish company Hamlet Protein, in that context, is looking at the use of fiber additives in feed.