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Zincoret® S: low environmental impact microencapsulated zinc oxide for pigs.


Zinc oxide is causing pollution in soil and toxicity in pigs at high levels. EU recommends a reduction in the use of zinc oxide in the feed.

Zincoret® S is a sustainable alternative to zinc oxide in weaning piglets diet.

Zincoret® S is a microencapsulated source of zinc oxide that may be included in piglet diets at low dosages. Thanks to Vetagro technology zinc oxide by-passes the stomach without reacting with hydrochloric acid, and it is slowly released in the intestine where it remains active.

Zincoret® S allows a lower excretion of zinc in faeces and in the environment.

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Zincoret® S allows the slow release of zinc oxide in the small intestine.

Zinc oxide may induce a reduction in the permeability of the intestinal mucosa throughout a reduced expression of TNFa and the consequent strengthening of the tight-junctions. This ameliorates the intestinal integrity of the piglets at weaning.


Vetagro S.p.A.
Via Porro 2 42124 Reggio Emilia – Italy
tel: +39 0522 186 1500
fax: +39 0522 927025


Vetagro Eastern Europe Kft.
Váci utca 81 1056 Budapest – Hungary
tel: +39 0522 186 1500
fax: +39 0522 92 7025
Vetagro Yem Ticaret A.Ş.
Levent Mahallesi, Cömert Sokak, No: 1
Yapı Kredi Plaza C blok Kat:17 No:40-41 Ofis:16
34330 Beşiktaş – ISTANBUL
tel: +90 212 318 9059
fax: +90 212 317 4701
Vetagro Inc.
17 East Monroe Street Suite #179 Chicago, IL 60603 – USA
tel: +1 773 610 2087
fax: +1 773 442 0131