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Article published the April 19, 2022:

Transitioning to Zero ZnO: The changes in diet formulation

How does the ban change the way we look at feed formulation?Zinc oxide (ZnO) has often covered up mistakes within our piglet feed formulations. When we remove ZnO, excesses or imbalances in our formulation beco...
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Megan Edwards
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Article published the April 19, 2022:

Transitioning to Zero ZnO: Phileo’s nutritional strategy

What is the incentive for the EU ban?The EU ban entails the use of high levels of ZnO (known as veterinary levels), which can be defined as levels above 150 parts per million (ppm). High levels of ZnO increase ...
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Wouter de Bruin
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Article published the April 19, 2022:

Transitioning to Zero ZnO: What can farmers expect?

What are consequences of the ban for farmers?The ban will increase the risk for the development of digestive problems in piglets after weaning. Most pig producers already have very high standards of hygiene and...
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Article published the April 19, 2022:

Transitioning to Zero ZnO: The role of dietary fibre

Are we prepared to remove ZnO from piglet diets?A survey done by Farmers Weekly and Elanco showed that that one-third of pig farmers in the UK are still routinely using zinc oxide in pigs after weaning, and 60%...
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

Effect of cefquinome treatment onto tonsillar colonization with Streptococcus suis

Introduction: Healthy pigs carrying Streptococcus (S.) suis on their tonsils are known to be a source of S. suis transmission in pig herds. S. suis can cause severe clinical disease, especially if co-infection ...
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

Consumption of antimicrobials in Finnish swine herds 2014

Introduction: This abstract describes usage of antimicrobials in Finnish swine herds in 2014.Materials and Methods:In 2014 Finnish swine health program (Sikava) collected information from its system from 1282 p...
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

In vitro susceptibility of porcine isolates of Clostridium perfringens to selected antimicrobials

Introduction: Increasing antimicrobial resistance is one of the major problems concerning both veterinary medicine and human health. There are but few reports on antimicrobial susceptibility of C. perfringens f...
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

Field studies of a new probiotic composition (AQ1202-PigLife) for newborn piglets

Introduction:The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of providing a special feed preparation with a new feed additive based on probiotics to newborn piglets in the first day of life, on their per...
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Jordi Marca Puig Pedro Rubio Nistal
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Finnish Brachyspira pilosicoli isolates

Introduction: Brachyspira pilosicoli is the etiologic agent of porcine colonic spirochetosis, a diarrheal disease in growing pigs. Colitis associated with Brachyspira pilosicoli is less severe than swine dysent...
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Article published the April 13, 2022:

Genetic diversity and evolution of Brazilian Brachyspira hyodysenteriae isolates

Introduction:Brachyspira hyodysenteriae is the primary etiologic agent of Swine Dysentery. The disease causes severe mucohaemorrhagic diarrhoea, and thereby severe economic losses to swine production. This stud...
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David E. BarcellosRoberto Maurício Carvalho Guedes
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