Important dates

The opening date for submitting abstracts is 3 December 2018.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 February 2019.



We welcome abstracts that cover research and well-documented practical experience from the field.

Abstracts should include one of the following six topics:


1) The mode of action of high levels of zinc oxide and alternative zinc sources

2) Diarrhoea in the post-weaning period – ethiology and diagnostics

3) Altering feed composition as an alternative to zinc oxide and as a means of reducing post-weaning diarrhoea

4) Feed additives as an alternative to zinc oxide to reduce post-weaning diarrhoea

5) Immunoprophylactic alternatives to zinc oxide

6) Other strategies to ensure weaning without zinc oxide and with reduced post-weaning diarrhoea - The practical approach


  • All abstracts must be in English
  • Abstracts must be submitted as a Word document and should not exceed one A4 page (Font: Ariel, Pit :11, Line Spacing 1)
  • Title, authors and affiliation will be given at the top of the abstract
  • The abstract itself should be written under the following headings:
    • Background and objectives
    • Material and methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion and discussion
    • References
  • The abstract can include tables and figures
  • Select one of the six topics at submission
  • Please indicate your preferred method of presentation (oral or poster)


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