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Zinc methionine hydroxy analogue chelate supplementation at a low level could replace pharmacological level of zinc oxide in nursery pigs

Published on: 05/01/2020
Author/s : P. Ren, J. Cushing, K. Wedekind, J. Chen, M. Vazquez-Anon, Novus International, Inc., St. Charles, MO, USA

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,...

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Scott Webster
Scott Webster
Pork Industry Expert Advisor
  Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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