Supplementation of pigs diet with zinc and copper as alternative to conventional antimicrobials

Journal title

Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences




No 4

Publication authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn ; Polish Academy of Sciences Committee of Veterinary Sciences




ISSN 1505-1773


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