Digital Magazine! Read the latest edition
NOW online Click here
Breeding

Background 584 views last update:Jan 26, 2011

Oregano oil gives weaners a boost

The change of the diet is one of the important stress factors during piglet weaning. Nutrition is used as a tool to improve the health of the young animal. The use of essential oils from oregano in the pre-starter diet can improve health and performance on at least the same level as medicated feed or a feed with an antimicrobial growth promoter.

 To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 19, no.3 2003

Or register to be able to comment.