Guidelines for zinc-free commercial piglet feeds

Guidelines for zinc-free commercial piglet feeds

There are many products that can replace zinc oxide in piglet feed, but it is important to understand what function of zinc oxide is being replaced. (Brett Critchley | Dreamstime.com)

In June 2022, the pharmacological use of zinc oxide in piglet feeds will be banned in the EU.

Zinc oxide used at pharmacological doses of up to 3,000 ppm zinc will be banned in all EU states as of June 2022, although many EU states have already implemented the ban.