Lallemand China team and local Levucell SB distributor Hi-link were pleased to jointly hold the 3rd Lallemand Swine Nutrition and Gut Health Solution technical meeting in Hefei, China, in the afternoon of April 20th, 2016. More than 100 domestic influential animal nutrition experts and feed manufacturers including CP China, YangXiang Group, Continental, Twins and Jiuding Group etc. attended such highly technical presentations delivered by European experts and well-known local Professor.
The meeting was hosted by the General Manager of Hi-link, Mr. Jam ZUO. Followed a brief introduction of Lallemand group and Lallemand Animal Nutrition delivered by LAN regional manger Yong ZHOU, Pierre LEBRETON presented the importance of keeping gut microbiota diversity especially in fragile cellulolytic bacteria during weaning period on piglet immunity and consequent growth performance. Different practical ways such as sow management, feeding mode of creep feed and quality of feed raw materials were introduced to improve microbial balance and immunity. In addition to its unique benefits, LEVUCELL® SB was regarded as a tool globally insuring the effects of different solutions. Local Prof. PENG Jian introduced her latest research on different soluble fiber sources and their impacts on sow performance. David Saornil emphasized the impacts of heat stress on not only decreased feed intake of sow but a series of consequences on physiology, behavior and performance. Two latest studies were introduced regarding how Levucell SB maintains feed intake during heat stress periods.
This meeting was received with positive feedback and might become a regular event for knowledge exchange in swine research and Lallemand Solutions in China.