News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Franz Waxenecker

Franz Waxenecker serves as Biomin's director of the development department with responsibility for innovation projects.



Antibiotic usage trends promote new ways to raise pigs

Recent study suggests natural growth promoters have potential to replace AGPs in animal production
Regional disparity in antibiotic growth promotion (AGP) use reveals longer-term trends toward AGP replacement while new research suggests diminishing returns. The rise of natural growth promoters will outpace antibiotic growth promoters by a factor of 2 to 1 through 2030. From a performance perspective, several natural feed additives can effectively serve modern livestock production and generate profits.
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