AB Neo. 64 Innovation Way, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6FL

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Transformational increases in nursery-exit and slaughter weights and reductions in pre-weaning mortality

Axcelera-P continues to deliver significant step-changes in performance on farms around the world.

The latest Axcelera-P Overview summarise over 30 academic and commercial trials:

80% of trials show an improvement in pre-weaning mortality
77% show an improvement in […]

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An extra 4.3kg out of the nursery and vastly reduced mortality in Hungarian pig trial

A farm trial in Hungary showed an increase in nursery exit weight of 4.3kg and reduced post weaning mortality from 12.5% to 1.71%.

18 litters were offered Axcelera-P, vs a control of 18 litters on the […]

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Axcelera-P enables successful shunt fostering without inline milk feeding systems

Shunt fostering is a way of making additional sows available to support new-born piglets that find themselves without a sow.

Supplementary rearing boxes have been used for many years to reduce pressure on existing farrowing accommodation […]

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Do Early Life Experiences determine Lifetime Performance? 1 year on

By asking this question a year ago about Accelerators (products that change the pig’s lifetime growth trajectory) I was conscious that many of us suffer from ‘Cognitive Prejudice’ – preferring to follow  outdated understanding even […]

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Programmed lifetime health and performance by changing the neonatal immune system?

We know from our own experiences that compared with indoor reared pigs, outdoor born pigs tend to show better performance and health. These are two measurable benefits that we desperately want because of the economic […]

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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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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 […]