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Monday, August 8, 2022
Improving the efficiency of a candidate ASFV vaccine through feeding spray-dried plasma to pigs
Javier Polo et al.
Spray-dried plasma (SDP) is a highly digestible, high-protein level ingredient widely used in feed for weaned pigs. The benefits of SDP on growth performance, gut function, and immunity are well known.
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Monday, August 8, 2022
Identifying suitable supplements to improve piglet survival during farrowing and lactation
W. Wettere et al., The University of Adelaide
Piglet mortality during parturition and prior to weaning is an ongoing economic and welfare issue. This review collates the current literature describing the effects of specific dietary supplements on key parameters affecting piglet survival.
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Monday, August 8, 2022
The dynamics of the piglet gut microbiome during the weaning transition in association with health and nutrition
Minho Song et al.
Understanding the composition of the microbial community and its functional capacity during weaning is important for pig production as bacteria play important roles in the pig's health and growth performance. However, limited information is available regarding the composition and function of the gut microbiome of p ...
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