Frequently asked questions
Find the answers to general questions
I HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE MILK BECOMMING SOUR IN MY MILKFEEDING SYSTEM - WHAT CAN I DO?
A good place to start is to take a closer look at the hygiene associated with the milking parlor. If you have a dairy system of the old type, where there is no built-in fully automatic washing program, you can consider buying a simple automatic washing set up in connection with the system. This can, in a simple and inexpensive way, help to ensure that the cleaning is as expected.
DO DANVIT HAVE PRODUCTS FOR WEAKLY BORN PIGLETS?
Yes, we have several products and solutions that can increase the chances of survival for the smallest piglers. The obvious offer is DanKick Live, but give us a call at tel: 0045 7070 1540 to discuss what options suit you.
CAN I DO SOMETHING REGARDING THE FEED TO HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF HEAT STRESS?
To reduce heat stress, you can add Betaine to your feed. Betaine helps regulate the cells’ fluid balance. This function is especially important when the cells are stressed, as it is seen during dehydration witch occurs at high heat.
WHAT CAN I REPLACE ZINK WITH?
DanVit collaborates with several suppliers and customers to find the best solution without increased zinc content for piglets. At DanVit, we are very aware that there are many providers of products that are said to be able to replace zinc, and we spend a lot of time and resources on finding the right solution to use, when it is no longer allowed to use feed with an increased content of zinc for piglets.
WHAT DO I DO ABOUT TAIL BITES?
Tail bites is often a result of environment with changing temperatures and draft, but it can help to allocate extra salt as well as magnesium oxide
CAN PIGS BE INFECTED WITH COVID-19?
Research results published in april 2020, indicates that pigs cannot get covid-19. A Chinese study has shown (experimentally) which domestic animals can be infected with the corona virus. Pigs were not one of them.