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Lieven Dambre

Lieven Dambre is product manager of CID LINES in Belgium. This article is based on a field trial on the “Acidification of drinking water with organic acids to prevent E. coli diarrhea in piglets, weaning diarrhea and increase weaning weights.”

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Pig Health

Pig water intake plays key role in health, performance

Adding organic acids to water reduces the risk of post-weaning diarrhea syndrome in piglets.
Pig water intake is still a much underestimated parameter when it comes to its influence on piglet production and health. Increasing the quality of drinking water should be a standard operation on a farm to improve livestock health and performance.
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