Innovation: Market driven and Science based

In Animal Nutrition research we have four major focus areas for innovation:

PRECISION
FEEDING

  • Services and models for quantitative nutritions
  • Optimised feed value and predictable performance
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FEED
EFFICIENCY

  • Feed additives for production efficiency
  • Reducing emissions

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HEALTH &
WELFARE

  • Supporting intestinal health
  • Nutritional solutions for transations goods.

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LIFE
START

  • Young animal feed
  • Young animal vitality and later life performance

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Health & Welfare

Reviva: energy boost after calving

A few days before calving, many changes happen in the body of the cow. Due to hormonal changes the body is prepared for giving birth and the start of lactation.

After calving the cow needs to mobilise a lot of calcium. When this process is not functioning, the cow gets milk fever. Moreover, before and after calving the cow does not eat much and she loses a large amount of liquids and electrolytes. These need to be replenished, or the cow becomes weak and listless. By providing Farm-O-San Reviva once direct after calving, the cow revives quickly after the calving process and a positive start of lactation is given.

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Healthy start, better lifetime growth

In the last 10 years the average number of piglets per sow has increased with 25% in Western Europe, resulting in lighter and less homogeneous piglets.

The largest influence on piglets' growth, health and uniformity, is the intake of milk and feed in their first 42 days. Milkiwean stimulates a fast and high feed intake, giving the piglets an excellent start. See for more information http://www.milkiwean.com

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Optimising Intestinal Health

Controlling intestinal health is of great importance for the well-being of an animal. In a challenging economic situation, with the need to reduce antibiotic usage, innovative solutions are required to control intestinal health in a sustainable way.

Stress plays a major role in disturbing the gut environment and setting up health challenges. A stable microbiota and a strong gut barrier are key in maintaining good health and preventing problems related to pathogens and toxins. The integrated approach is designed to raise profit by decreasing infection pressure and effectively helps to reduce antibiotics.

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LifeStart

Lifestart Sets Life Performance

We continue to help producers invest in future performance through optimised nutrition of young calves in the early stages of their life, which has a significant impact on future productivity. Trouw Nutrition communicates this through the concept 'Life Start sets Life Performance.' Providing young animals with significantly higher levels of milk replacer than in conventional diets leads to healthier animals and faster growth.

www.lifestartscience.com