With costs of pig production under mounting pressure, the nutrition of pigs is of increasing interest, as this is critical to their subsequent performance through to market. Sustaining growth rate and optimising feed efficiency at this time...
Christian Lückstädt (Addcon)
Animal husbandry suffers from losses due to contamination with pathogenic bacteria. Their resultant impacts in animals include lower weight gains and increased mortality. Banning the use of in-feed antibiotics (AGPs) in livestock, as h...
Christian Lückstädt (ADDCON Europe GmbH, 53113 Bonn, Germany), Kai-Jens Kühlmann and Van Tho (ADDCON Asia Co. Ltd., 10330 Bangkok, Thailand)
Evidence of the development of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria that are pathogenic to humans has mounted over recent decades; and the practice of using sub-therapeutic levels of antibiotics as growth promoters (AGP) in livestock production h...
Christian Lückstädt (Addcon) & Sarah Mellor
Gastrointestinal diseases pose a serious threat to commercial poultry production. Infections with pathogenic bacteria and their subsequent translocation to other organs and tissues, cause deterioration of feed conversion, increase morta...
H. Glawatz, H. Meyer (Moorgut Kartzfehn, Bösel, Germany) and Christian Lückstädt (Addcon)