Article published the October 14, 2020
With intensive genetic selection for the prolificacy of sows, the swine industry is challenged with improving the piglet survival rate in connection with the increased litter size and decreased litter uniformity (Kim and Hansen, 2013). It is well known that maternal nutrition can have an influence on not only the development of fetal organ and tissue but also milk yield (Kim et al., ...
News published on October 14, 2020
The study on maternal feeding is a collaboration with Novus and North Carolina State University
SAINT CHARLES, MO (October 14, 2020) – A new study from Novus International, Inc. on how bis-chelated organic trace minerals impact piglet growth and development through changes in gene expression recently appeared in the Journal of Animal Science.
The study titled “Effects of minera ...
Article published the April 27, 2020
Background and objectives
Pharmacological levels of zinc oxide (ZnO) are widely used in the weaning pig diets to promote growth and prevent post-weaning diarrhea. This practice is not environmentally sustainable; therefore, an effective alternative is warranted to be investigated. The objective of this study is to evaluate supplementation of Zn as Zn methionine hydroxy analogue chelate (Zn-MHAC, ...
News published on March 2, 2020
Perspectives and knowledge from industry’s top minds included in Novus International’s free publication
SAINT CHARLES, MO (February 24, 2020) --Thanks to selective breeding, hyperprolific sows – those capable of birthing 30 or more piglets a year -- are gaining in popularity among swine producers. But with their productivity comes challenges: low birth weight and piglet mortalit ...
News published on February 28, 2020
The book, Nutrition of Hyperprolific Sows is a comprehensive compilation of data and information on the ever-changing nutritional requirements of the modern hyperprolific sow. The collaborators, led by Dr. Antonio Palomo Yagüe, set out to build a compendium of knowledge that could be used as a central reference on the current challenges faced with these sows. This book can serve as a refere ...
News published on October 29, 2019
BRUSSELS (October 28, 2019 ) – As a leader in swine nutrition, Novus International, Inc., hosted an exclusive Key Opinion Leaders event in Seville, Spain (October 14-15, 2019) to openly exchange experiences, thoughts on today’s European challenges in piglet nutrition and obtain new information related to the latest nutritional approaches that can help optimize piglet development.
Video published on August 7, 2019
When is the best time for swine producers to include organic trace minerals in a diet? Dr. Ping Ren, Research Scientist at Novus International speaks about how MINTREX® chelated trace mineral benefits swine, progeny development and pig performance during Novus KOLEM 2019.
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