January 31, 2018

Copper Hydroxychloride Fed to Weanlings Improves Performance

A recent article in Illinois Ag Connection highlights the need for copper in weanling pig diets, specifically copper hydroxychloride. The article describes recent research supporting this need, and cites a recent publication in the Journal of Animal Science.

To read the full article click here.

The referenced journal article "Copper hydroxychloride improves growth performance and reduces diarrhea frequency of weanling pigs fed a corn-soybean meal diet but does not change apparent total tract digestibility of energy and acid hydrolyzed either extract," can be found on the Journal of Animal Science website.