Piglet welfare is compromised by feed regulations

Piglet welfare is compromised by feed regulations

Piglet welfare is compromised by feed regulations

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When policymakers do not take into account all aspects related to regulatory limits, it is the producers and their animals that suffer the most.

Legislators have decided to ban feeding growth-promoting antibiotics to all pigs, and they are trying to reduce even therapeutic use in order to protect human health. Next, a ban was enacted on zinc oxide, a mineral that controls diarrhea in piglets, an ailment that plagues them because we wean them...