5 key facts pig producers need to know about the EU’s ZnO ban

We all know the headlines, “European Commission adopts ZnO ban” or “Zinc oxide to be phased out at EU level by 2022”.
calendar icon 14 January 2020
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Today we stand at the half-way point before the ban of VMP ZnO as a veterinary medicinal product kicks in across the EU. Hence the search is on for effective strategies to control post-weaning diarrhoea: without zinc, but through continuous improvements in management and feed practices, as well as the support of targeted, functional feed additives.

Figure 1: Zinc oxide – two different uses, two different situations
Figure 1: Zinc oxide – two different uses, two different situations

Sabria R. Mazili

Content Editor EW Nutrition
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