Reducing scours in weaner pigs

Project summary

Consumers are growing increasingly concerned about the use of in-feed antimicrobials in meat production industries. This project aimed to explore a cost-effective alternative to antimicrobial additives like zinc oxide (ZnO), without compromising the health and growth of post-weaning piglets.

Value for producers:

  • Increased piglet health and growth
  • Reduces industry reliance on antimicrobial additives like ZnO
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