Modern use of copper for piglet gut health, growth

Modern use of copper for piglet gut health, growth

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Copper can still be used to control gut health and improve animal performance and remain within regulation limits.

Copper, in the form of copper sulfate, is an old and trusty ingredient that has been used to control gut health and promote feed intake in weaned piglets. Its widespread use was eclipsed during the time pharmacological use of zinc oxide was allowed as research indicated zinc oxide was more efficient in controlling diarrheas.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | September/October 2021