Can dietary inclusion of montmorillonite clay help mitigate the farmed shrimp AHPND pandemic?

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Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND), a prevalent bacterial disease, causes severe economic losses amongst shrimp producers. The shrimp farming industry is currently facing pandemic levels of AHPND. Producers worldwide are at a critical stage where antibiotic-free alternatives are needed. A research trial conducted in Malaysia by Dr. Wing-Keong Ng suggests including a natural-based #montmorillonite clay (Calibrin®-Z) in functional feed improves the growth and health of shrimp. Read the detailed findings published in Global Seafood Alliance.