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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
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SILICA+ is an activated mineral capable of enhancing the rate of various biochemical reactions, nutrient and ionic transport across the gut epithelial cell membrane helping in rapidly restoring biological homeostasis. The technology used by SILICA+ is based on the transfer of electromagnetic signal to the aqueous solution of a life system. It has been demonstrated that SILICA+ has a positive effect on growth performance in swine, poultry and aquaculture which not only promotes growth but also reduces ammonia emission. SILICA+ is a product of a ...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Wouter Naeyaert, Product Manager Pigs, Nuscience
Worldwide there is a clear demand to reduce the antibiotic use in livestock farming to reduce the risk for antibiotic resistance. Medium chain fatty acids are well known to exert excellent antimicrobial properties. For this reason they are used for a long time as alternative to antibiotics in piglet nutrition. However the properties of medium chain fatty acids go far beyond their antimicrobial effect. In this way they are an excellent option to reduce the antibiotic use in pigs.
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