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 …

Profitable alternatives to replace AGPs in swine production

Following the increasing worldwide demand for reduction of antibiotic growth promoter usage, some alternatives are being tested. Feed additives via water and feed proved to increase swine performance and profitability all over the world. Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) were introduced several decades ago to optimise the growth rate and feed …

How to keep productivity in antibiotic free environments

A trial in Indonesia on 300,000 broilers compared performance when fed either feed additives or AGPs. The results show that the animals on the feed additives reached similar performance to those on AGPs. The challenge to keep performance up in antibiotic free environments There is a worldwide concern to reduce …

Fluidarom® 1191 Raspberry & Peach increases feed intake in piglets

Trial report AUS13 Objective Study the effects on feed consumption of creep-feeding piglets. Study place Commercial pig farm in Australia. Methodology Fluidarom® 1191 Raspberry Peach including sweetener added to creep feed at a dose of 300g/MT. The feed was offered to same aged piglets for five consecutive weeks. Feed consumption …

Presan-FY for bird’s health and well being

Feed products designed for intestinal health have emerged to contribute to health management practices, generally focusing on promoting the growth of beneficial microbiota, and reducing pathogens. Recent insights demonstrate that the efficacy of a gut health concept can be markedly improved by optimising both microbiota and gut barrier function. This …

Reduction of Salmonella prevalence in finisher pigs with Fysal®

In recent decades acidifiers have been reported as having the potential to reduce salmonella prevalence in pigs. Research has shown positive effects with dietary acidifiers in improving growth rate and feed efficiency. Organic acid supplementation was initially targeted for weaned piglets. There is growing evidence that dietary acidification may also …

Better intestinal health through combined approach

Turkeys are extremely sensitive birds, especially where it concerns their eating habits and the digestion of feed ingredients. Ignoring this aspect may easily lead to nutrient losses and poor bird performance. Stimulating the development of a stable intestinal microbiota will support turkey health and performance. Common sense suggests that providing …