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KemTRACE® Chromium for Swine Heat Stress

Do your pigs have everything they need to stay healthy and productive during the hot months of summer? If chromium supplementation isn't part of your summer ration, the answer is no.

The swine industry loses between $299 and $316 million per year in profits due to heat stress.1 
When pigs are exposed to prolonged heat stress conditions, they release cortisol — a stress hormone — which can lead to reduced feed intake, reduced finishing weights and, ultimately, reduced profits. 

The Biology of Heat Stress and Nutrition Interactions: What's up with the guts?

Dr. Lance Baumgard

KemTRACE Chromium is the Answer

KemTRACE Chromium from Kemin is a first-of-its-kind chromium supplement on the market. Feeding supplemental chromium to pigs has been shown to reduce levels of cortisol and improve insulin functions in pigs during times of heat stress, allowing for better energy utilization under stress conditions.

WATCH: How KemTRACE Chromium Works to Combat Heat Stress

Your Trusted Source of Chromium

KemTRACE Chromium is a proven and safe, organic trace mineral for swine, cattle, broiler chickens and horses. It’s also highly bioavailable, ready to aid your operation whatever the temperature.

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