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Danish approach on swine production with no antibiotics

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SUMMARY - Those of the Danish swine producers who have the optimum production facilities are still able to produce pigs with a minimum of antibiotics even though they cannot use antibiotic growth promoters any longer. So far the exclusion of antibiotic growth promoters has resulted in an increase in use of antibiotics for treatment. However, approaches such as optimum management, sectionised batch operation, restricted feeding and ground raw cereals together with organic acids have minimized this increase at present. RESUME - "L'approche du Danemark pour une production porcine sans antibiotiques". Les producteurs porcins du Danemark qui ont des installation de production optimales sont encore capables de produire des porcins avec un minimum d'antibiotiques bien qu'ils ne puissent plus désormais utiliser des promoteurs de croissance antibiotiques. Jusqu'à présent l'exclusion des promoteurs de croissance antibiotiques a donné lieu à une augmentation de l'utilisation des antibiotiques comme traitements. Cependant, des approches telles qu'une gestion optimale, une conduite compartimentée des bandes, une alimentation restreinte et des céréales crues moulues accompagnées d'acides organiques, ont présentement minimisé cette augmentation.

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