Tonisity Px & Tonisity PxW to assist with heat stress in pigs in summer months

June 20, 2022

Sweating and panting are the two most important tools for the maintenance of body temperature, which is how most animals transfer internal heat to the outside of the body. Pigs are more sensitive to heat than other animals because they do not have functional sweat glands, thus being unable to sweat. In addition, they have… Continue reading

PEDv and Tonisity PxW

June 7, 2022

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) is a virus that attacks the gastrointestinal (GI) tract damaging the villi on the surface of the small intestine. This reduces the absorptive abilities of the surrounding surface area of the GI tract resulting in fluid loss, diarrhea and dehydration. Effects of this virus are significantly more severe in younger pigs,… Continue reading

Welfare Issues Associated With Tail Docking and Potential Tail Biting Links to Gut Microbiota

May 26, 2022

European legislation dictates that pig tail docking is unauthorised to be routinely performed on farms.  However, tail docking is still common practice in many European countries, although several, including Finland and Lithuania have stopped routine tail docking altogether. However, many piglets in Europe are still routinely exposed to the cutting or cauterising of a part… Continue reading

Tonisity Px results in better survival and increased vitality, according to Chilean results

April 21, 2022

Tonisity Px – Results from 4,000 sow Chilean farm Tonisity recently carried out a study on a 4,000-sow commercial farm in Chile. The objective of this research was to evaluate the effect on piglet pre-weaning mortality (PWM) of Tonisity Px (TPX), a combination of electrolytes and key gut enhancing bioactives, in the farrowing house. Historically,… Continue reading

Comparing the benefits of Tonisity Px to milk replacer for piglets in the first week of life

April 19, 2022

• Tonisity Px reduces the pre-weaning mortality and ensures an extra pig per year per sow • Tonisity Px improves the health of the piglets and increases the pre-weaning growth of piglets. • Higher weaning weight results in higher growth and better feed efficiency in post-weaning and slaughter. The weaning weight and the number of… Continue reading

Get Your Pigs To Drink 20% More Water From Day 1 Of Weaning With Tonisity PxW

April 14, 2022

Background It is widely accepted that feed intake closely follows and is stimulated by water intake. Simply put, “you won’t eat if you’re thirsty”. So, improving water intake is especially important in pigs during the weaning transition phase to reduce the post-weaning performance slump. Especially in summer, we need to ensure that newly-weaned pigs get… Continue reading

Diarrhea in neonatal piglets: cleaning and disinfection

April 4, 2022

Diarrhea in neonatal piglets is one of the most common problems on sow farms. However, the origin of diarrhea has a multifactorial cause, with many other factors to be considered related to the environment, management and nutrition. One of them is the importance of cleaning and disinfection. The proper procedure • Completely empty the room… Continue reading

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