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Juan José Mallo

Juan José Mallo is Norel Animal Nutrition’s global technical and commercial director for additives. Juan José Mallo (Norel; jjmallo@norel.es).

ARTICLES

Cómo mejorar la conversión con antibióticos y alternativas no medicamentosas

La combinación de bacitracina de zinc y butirato sódico protegido con sales sódicas de hidrolizado de ácidos grasos de palma mejora los parámetros productivos y modifica la microflora intestinal.
Ante los cambios en el uso de antibióticos promotores de crecimiento, existen varias opciones como la combinación de bacitracina de zinc y butirato sódico protegido con sales sódicas de hidrolizado de ácidos grasos de palma.
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FEEDING

Flavor imprinting in piglets

A familiar taste might increase feed intake in weaned pigs, but the technology still faces challenges in application.
The zoologist Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) described imprinting as early learning that happens at the moment of birth, when the animal identifies the surrounding environment through its senses and records these first perceptions to learn. The duration of this learning period may vary depending on the species, but it is an irreversible biological learning by which young animals identify themselves with their parents and learn from them through imitation and observation.
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