The need to guarantee swine absorption of a correct amount of nutrients in the intestine cannot disregard the degradation by the swine microflora. For over 30 years our scientific research has set the goal to improve the swine bypass so that a lower concentration of active ingredients in the diet leads to maximizing performance.
Zincoret® S: low environmental impact microencapsulated zinc oxide for pigs.
Zinc oxide is causing pollution in soil and toxicity in pigs at high levels. EU recommends a reduction in the use of zinc oxide in the feed.
Zincoret® S is a sustainable alternative to zinc oxide in weaning piglets diet.
Zincoret® S is a microencapsulated source of zinc oxide that may be included in piglet diets at low dosages. Thanks to Vetagro technology zinc oxide by-passes the stomach without reacting with hydrochloric acid, and it is slowly released in the intestine where it remains active.
Zincoret® S allows a lower excretion of zinc in faeces and in the environment.
Zincoret® S allows the slow release of zinc oxide in the small intestine.
Zinc oxide may induce a reduction in the permeability of the intestinal mucosa throughout a reduced expression of TNFa and the consequent strengthening of the tight-junctions. This ameliorates the intestinal integrity of the piglets at weaning.
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