Animal Nutrition & Health
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Using innovation to ensure successful and sustainable dairy production
Agriculture plays an oversized role in positively shaping the sustainability of our planet’s environment and food supply systems. Business owners who act as responsible stewards of the land fulfill an important environmental and social responsibility. Additionally, those daily decisions play a key role in ensuring optimum efficiency, productivity, and profitability for the business...More Info
3 stages of supporting piglet nutrition for gut health
Due to the exposure to and consumption of external, potentially disease-bearing entities, such as water, feed and bedding, maintaining proper immunity is essential. Optimizing gut structures and microbial populations is vital for young animals as it establishes the basis for their ongoing health and development. Piglets have very specific needs to establish good gut health and functions and to lim...
The future of antibiotics in poultry feed
“Organic chicken,” “free-range chicken” and “antibiotic-free chicken” are now popular terms in the food supply chain. As consumers become more conscious about their health and animal welfare, the poultry industry has been working hard to address their concerns. There has been a particularly strong drive for antibiotic-free (ABF) chicken. As a result, producers...
A holistic approach for a zinc oxide-free piglet diet
The key to ensuring that pigs can thrive and survive in a low-zinc oxide era is for Canadian pig producers to adopt a multi-faceted approach that encompasses optimal nutrition, management, health and welfare practices. This blog post will discuss several of these factors, which, when used in combination, should be capable of alleviating PWD in young piglets and lowering ZnO dependency. ...