On-demand: Webinar antibiotic reduction

09-12-2020 | |
Photo: Misset
Photo: Misset

All About Feed recently broadcasted a webinar on antibiotic reduction. The webinar is now available to view on-demand.

In the webinar, a line-up of 3 renowned speakers shed light on preventing overuse or misuse of antibiotics by having balanced animal diets and proper management.

How to feed piglets antibiotic-free

The first speaker, Anne Huting, Researcher swine nutrition at Schothorst Feed Research, focused on how to feed piglets antibiotic-free and give them the best start in live.

Topics addressed:

  • Should we push for performance or focus more on intestinal health?
  • How to stimulate intestinal health during the immediate post-weaning period?

Improving litter quality

Our 2nd speaker, Jordon Gruber, Microbial Business Manager at DuPont, presented why litter is critical in maintaining a good bird environment.

Topics addressed:

  • Why is litter critical in maintaining a good bird environment?
  • Addressing both bird health and improved litter quality over the lifetime of the flock

Gut health challenges in poultry

The 3rd speaker of the webinar, Vivek Kuttappan, Research scientist of Novus International, talked about gut health challenges anc nutritional interventions in poultry.

Topics addressed:

  • Examining the gut health challenges poultry encounter in commercial production
  • Explaining the ways that challenge severity can impact treatment
  • Identifying the nutritional interventions available to producers to address these challenges

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Marieke Ploegmakers Editor: All About Feed