Just as for antibiotics, there is no one answer, or additive, to replace zinc oxide in piglet diets. Instead, there needs to be a greater understanding of the causes and contributing factors, to diarrhea at weaning. Key areas of investigation include the intestinal microflora, gut health, immunity and diet digestibility.
“Coherent, swift, and decisive action” is required to the tackle the growing global issue of AMR, according to Qu Dongyu. The Director-General of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was addressing the High-Level Interactive Dialogue of the General Assembly on AMR last week.
Poultry red mites are a small pest that have a large impact on the egg industry in terms of production losses and control cost, especially in the EU.
An epidemiological review found in the article, The Poultry Red Mite, A small pest that packs a big punch, by Monique…