Reduce antibiotics, keep profitability

A Chinese broiler study showed the efficiency of a feed additive to improve animal performance in antibiotic free environments. The trial proved positive results for body weight, feed intake, feed conversion ratio and footpad integrity, outperforming antibiotic growth promoters. The need? Withdraw antibiotics from animal production. The challenge? Keep performance …

An improved manufacturing method for handling, precision and uniformity in feed additives

OptiSize™ technology creates uniform, low-dust trace mineral particles that are non-reactive, non-hygroscopic and which blend and mix more evenly into feed, meaning more nutritients make their way into the animal. Some feed additive particles can create just as many problems as they try to solve. Binding with other nutritients, blending …

“We need a change in the mind-set of the industry, collaboration with experts and education to reach antibiotic reduction”

Trouw Nutrition Asia Pacific gathered experts and animal producers to address one of the main challenges in the industry today: how to reduce antibiotic use while keeping performance and profitability. The concern about antimicrobial resistance is already global. Legislation on antibiotic reduction is moving forward from Europe to the rest …

Trouw Nutrition expands feed additive portfolio with Selko IntelliBond

Following the acquisition of U.S. based company Micronutritients by global animal feed company Nutreco, its animal nutrition company Trouw Nutrition announces the global integration of the Selko IntelliBond product range. The world’s first hydroxy trace minerals for animal nutrition are now incorporated into Trouw Nutrition’s feed additive portfolio, marketed under …

A programme to help swine producers respond to the increasing antibiotic-free pork demand

Trouw Nutrition presented the Swine Gut Health programme, aiming to reduce antibiotic use, increase microbial control and enhance animal production efficiency. Last January 16th – 18th, the Trouw Nutrition Global Swine Meeting took place in Madrid. The event gathered nearly 90 experts from all over the globe to present, discuss …

“An integrated approach can help us to reduce the amount of antibiotics in animal production”

Prof. Leo den Hartog, Director of R&D at Trouw Nutrition since 2001, presented about the usage of antibiotics in animal production in a seminar organised by Trouw Nutrition. Leo den Hartog has a long and prized career as researcher and lecturer of Animal Nutrition. His perspective on how to approach …