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Everything Hogs
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"Researchers at the University of Illinois have shown that a common strategy for reducing post-weaning diarrhea in pigs may have negative effects on calcium and phosphorus digestibility, and suggested management practices to counteract the effects. . . . 'If pigs need pharmacological levels of zinc, the calcium and phosphorus in the diets may need to be increased . . . .'"
http://www.nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-health/study-zinc-s-negative-effects-mineral-digestibility-can-be-mitigated