The incidence of zearalenone (ZEA) contamination in animal feeds is increasing in many countries. Therefore, understanding the biological effects of ZEA in addition to its estrogenic effects in pigs becomes important for hog producers.
Jiang, SZ, Yang, ZB(Shandong Agricultural University), Fang Chi, Leann Johnston(Amlan International)
Previous research has shown that dietary ZEA may reduce nutrient digestibility and increase oxidative stress in pigs; and that the use of Calibrin-Z (CAZ), thermally processed clay, can prevent the negative effects of ZEA. However, it i...
Wang, P, Kim, IH (Dankook University, Cheonan, Choongnam, South Korea), Fang Chi, Leann Johnston (Amlan International, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
A recent study of two dairy farms in Mexico showed that cows fed Calibrin-Z increased milk yield, decreased somatic cell counts and exhibited overall health improvements.Farm Management and Practices
Two dairy farms lo...
José Ignacio Linares, DVM, Fang Chi and Jonathan Broomhead, PhDs (Amlan International)
SUMMARYCrude glycerin is a by-product of the biodiesel production, which has been shown to be a good energy source for swine. There is variability in the energy available from crude glycerin, which is partially explained by the glycerin con...
LeAnn Johnston, PhD (Amlan)