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PorcBoost® EB reduces E. coli-induced diarrhea piglets

PorcBoost® EB reduces E. coli-induced diarrhea piglets

News   •   Nov 28, 2016 06:00 GMT

PorcBoost® EB — Chr. Hansen’s new probiotic feed supplement for suckling and weaned piglets — has been shown to inhibit the proliferation and harmful effects of pathogenic E. coli, the leading cause of diarrhea in piglets.

BioPlus® YC boosts swine performance on energy-reduced diets

BioPlus® YC boosts swine performance on energy-reduced diets

News   •   Oct 25, 2016 07:00 GMT

A dual-strain probiotic feed supplement can help pig producers reduce feed costs, without compromising performance.

BioPlus® supplementation linked to higher swine performance on lower-energy diets

BioPlus® supplementation linked to higher swine performance on lower-energy diets

News   •   Oct 03, 2016 09:35 GMT

Supplementation with BioPlus® probiotics has been shown to increase pig performance on lower-energy diets, giving producers the flexibility to reduce feed costs without reducing performance.

Veterinary Feed Directive: Antibiotics and industry options

Veterinary Feed Directive: Antibiotics and industry options

News   •   Jul 01, 2016 15:04 GMT

It's 2016. Are you ready for the new Veterinary Feed Directive rules? As antibiotic use in livestock comes under increased scrutiny, probiotics will play an even more important role in keeping animals healthy and high-performing.

Probiotics for sows and suckling piglets: One live pig more per year per sow

Probiotics for sows and suckling piglets: One live pig more per year per sow

News   •   Jun 09, 2016 16:31 GMT

A sow's genetics, traits and health lay the foundation for her piglets. Over the years, sows were bred to deliver more pigs per litter, and now the focus has expanded to include the number of piglets weaned per litter. To maximize sow performance, many parameters need to be optimized, including feed composition and additives.

Improving caloric efficiency in grower-finishers

Improving caloric efficiency in grower-finishers

News   •   Jun 02, 2016 16:03 GMT

Whether it comes from corn, fat, or oil, the cost of energy has a tremendous impact on overall feed cost per pig, and cost per pound of gain. With this in mind, Chr Hansen established a protocol to evaluate the impact of feeding BioPlus® YC on the pig’s ability to convert Kcals of energy into pounds of gain, also referred to as caloric efficiency.

Can probiotics deliver consistent performance benefits in grower-finishers?

Can probiotics deliver consistent performance benefits in grower-finishers?

News   •   Jun 02, 2016 16:02 GMT

There are many individual studies demonstrating the benefits of microbial feed additives in swine production. But can they deliver these benefits consistently? Chr. Hansen put BioPlus® YC to the test in a statistical meta-analysis of eight European studies in grower-finisher pigs, with similar protocols and trial conditions. The results are on target.

BioPlus® YC impacts feed digestibility in grower-finishers

BioPlus® YC impacts feed digestibility in grower-finishers

News   •   May 31, 2016 15:36 GMT

The addition of BioPlus® YC in a commercial swine grow-finish diet had a statistically significant impact on crude fiber, dry matter and energy digestibility in growing swine, with numerical improvements in crude fat and crude protein digestibility.