Lucta opens research facility in Spain

09-10-2006 | |

Lucta, a worldwide manufacturer of palatability enhancers for animals, recently opened its Swine Experimental Unit (SEU), 80 km North of the company’s Barcelona headquarters.

The facility is designed to study feeding behaviour, preference differences and voluntary ‘ad libitum’ feed and water intake patterns in group housed post-weaned pigs.
The research unit can house up to 500 weanling pigs. The unit operates with four completely independent rooms containing 12 pens of ten pigs each per room and has up to date environmental and biosecurity controls.
Lucta operates in more than 45 countries with manufacturing facilities in Spain, USA, China, Mexico and Colombia.
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