Your feeding strategy and focus on gut health affects the sows udder formation, productivity and ability to produce milk. Composition and types of bacteria in the gut microflora co-determines how much milk the sow produces, and how many antibodies she passes on to the suckling piglets.
Berno Hambrock, Managing Director of Pinecone Forestry & Piggery, a 600-sow unit situated in the Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal. Berno is a German Speaking South African who is passionate about genetics, animal breeding, and animal husbandry.
‘TONISITY‘ has its roots in ‘isotonic‘ which is a key feature of Tonisity’s first product, Tonisity Px. This scientific approach characterises Tonisity‘s dedication to supporting veterinarians and livestock producers globally.
Piglets fed a higher quality source of trace minerals, such as IntelliBond hydroxychloride trace minerals during a chronic immune challenge, produce fewer pro-inflammatory cytokines. That can reduce excessive energy expenditure by the immune system, thereby saving energy for growth.
In 2019, pig producer and breeder Dortheasminde decided to go all in to improve the production results in the farrowing section. And the effort paid off.
In October 2019, Dortheasminde started feeding EP199 to sows to improve their productivity. A choice that owner, Søren Kjær Poulsen, is very pleased with.