Technical articles and interviews
Protect your piglets against post-weaning challenges
For the farmer, healthy piglets are the key to success. But what if this success is threatened by health problems? The immature intestine and immune system of the piglet shortly after weaning are susceptible to germs such as enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC). What about phytogenic feed additives to support piglets in stressful and challenging…
Minimize ammonia emissions by the power of phytogenic feed additives
Have you ever recognized the pungent and irritating odor of ammonia that stings in your nose when working in a swine farm? Working for 8h in an environment with an aerial ammonia concentration of 20-25 ppm leads to the occurrence of eye, nose and throat irritations of workers, whereas similar symptoms are known for pigs. Combat high ammonia…
Using phytogenics to boost gut health in weaned piglets
An optimal and consistent piglet weight at the end of the nursery period is necessary to exploit and realise the full genetic potential of growing-finishing pigs. Find out, how to provide an optimal start for piglets after weaning with the help of phytogenics – to ensure a successful pig production.