Promising results can be obtained by adjusting diet composition or employing organic acids, natural identical compounds, polyphenol-rich extracts, prebiotics, and probiotics. This post aims to spread how the adoption of holistic strategies such as combining good management practices our new feeding alternatives are capable of minigating Escherichia coli F4 infections and/or lowering ZnO utilization.
Many non-feed and feed strategies have been investigated to manage PWD and E. coli FR infections. For the first group, the following factors contribute to the establishment of PWD: poor environmental conditions, a deterioration in husbandry hygiene levels, depression levels, genetic factors, and so on.
In the following table, you will find some advantages and disadvantages of the main ZnO feeding alternatives for managing PWD and Escherichia coli F4 infections in weanling piglets.