Simon WatchornSimon Watchorn © Tim Scrivener
Zinc oxide is to be phased out of pig diets by 2022 under new EU rules. We spoke to one UK producer to find out how he is already managing without it to see what others can learn. Pig producer Simon Watchorn has successfully removed zinc from rations after working with his vet and adopting rigorous biosecurity, hygiene and nutrition measures. Mr Watchorn runs a 650-sow outdoor breeding-to-finishing unit on his 400ha Park Farm near Bungay, Suffolk. The decision to […]