Organic acids can support antibiotic reduction strategies with a consistent anti-bacterial effect

The animal production industry keeps searching for strategies to reduce antibiotics while maintaining profitability. Even though the experts already made clear there is not a single solution to the dilemma, the forecast is promising for the industry. An integrated approach seems to be a sound base to face the challenge. …

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 …

“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 …

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 …