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How to further reduce pre-weaning piglet mortality. Greater mortality savings are easily achievable with Accelerators.

Paul Toplis: AB Neo Technical Director (Swine)

Our trial work with Axcelera-P has shown up some highly profitable savings from reduced post day 4 mortality. By focusing on the post-weaning accelerated growth we were slow to […]

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Optimising lifetime performance with a nutritional software upgrade

Neonates (baby animals) present a window of opportunity within which farmers can influence the lifetime performance of an animal. By working with the neonatal animal every producer has the means of influencing their whole herd’s […]

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OptiPartum-C: Unlock the true performance of the cows’ ration from the postpartum period and beyond.

AB Neo (A division of AB Agri Ltd) introduces OptiPartum-C, a scientific breakthrough that when added to the postpartum ration, boosts intake and helps to unlock the true performance of the cows’ diet. Research shows […]

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AB Neo launches Axcelera-C – The world’s first accelerator for cows.

AB Neo (A division of AB Agri Ltd) introduces Axcelera-C, the world’s first accelerator for cows, offered to calves from day 3 until weaning. Trials show that with Axcelera-C, calves grow faster, have faster rumen […]

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AB Neo partners with Bristol University in mode of action research of pig accelerator

AB Neo has embarked on a research project with Bristol University to confirm the mode of action of Axcelera-P, its accelerator for pigs.

Axcelera-P is proven to deliver lifetime performance in pigs when offered to piglets […]

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A new way of producing more pigs

Everyone wants more live pigs. Most pig producers put a lot of time and effort into keeping pre-weaning mortality as low as possible. Through improving management around farrowing and in early lactation, mortality has been […]

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Is current early weaning legislation lagging behind new pre-weaning technology?

As new technology advances and enables farmers to wean their best hyperprolific litters at 12 days old, is now the time to challenge and review legislative and farm assurance restrictions on early weaning that may […]

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Change the pig – Transform the growth curve

Animal scientists will spend hours at conferences arguing whether to draw a straight or a curved or a broken line through their data points. The shape of the line really matters because it impacts on […]

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Time to rethink the role of pre-weaning diets

Pre-weaning feeding is the practice of offering solid feed to piglets while still with the sow. I find pig producers can be suspicious of me when I expound the benefits of pre-starters. “It’s just another […]

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Do Early Life Experiences affect Lifetime Performance?

Pigs and Science make a great couple. The Pig Industry has been very demanding of Science and Science has delivered big time. But does Science ever hold our industry back?
I think it is true that […]