Skretting develops shrimp feed that helps avoid antibiotics
Aquaculture feed from Skretting. (Photo: Skretting)
Fish and shrimp feed producer Skretting argues that functional ingredients and innovation provide a much more sustainable platform for shrimp production than antibiotics.
Through considerable research and development, the firm ensures that the right combination of novel functional ingredients in the shrimp feeds will work in synergy to support the functioning of the immune system and to help protect shrimp against hostile threats.
“Thanks to this knowledge and expertise, we have proved that shrimp farmers do not have to rely on antibiotics and risk building up AMR (antimicrobial resistance) in their stocks,” pointed out Dr Charles McGurk, Manager of Fish & Shrimp Health at Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC).
“The functional ingredients in our feeds enable shrimp farmers to take proactive steps that will support the prima...