382- Alternatives to antibiotics as growth promoters for use in swine production – A review (Research paper – Thacker – 2013)Click here for resource
In Significant Impact Groups: Specific alternatives \ Other
Species targeted: Pigs;
Age: Different for different species;
The potential of antimicrobial peptides, clay minerals, egg yolk antibodies, essential oils, eucalyptus oil-medium chain fatty acids, rare earth elements and recombinant enzymes are discussed on the above review. Based on a thorough review of the literature, it is evident that a long and growing list of compounds exist which have been tested for their ability to replace antibiotics as feed additives in diets fed to swine.
Where to find the original material: https://jasbsci.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2049-1891-4-35; 10.1186/2049-1891-4-35