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Article published the November 14, 2019:

Growth performance of pigs (6-25 kg) fed diets supplemented with DL-methionine or liquid MHA-FA under commercial conditions in Mexico

Conclusions Supplementation of two graded levels of DL-Met or liquid MHA-FA to a Met-deficient diet significantly improved pig performance during phase 1 and 2 of the study. Compared with MHA-FA, the inclusi...
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John Htoo
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Article published the November 6, 2019:

Absorption of DL-Met from gastrointestinal tract of weaned pigs is higher than for MHA-FA

Conclusions The results of this study support the hypothesis that intestinal microbiota compete with the host for metabolism of readily available nutrients such as supplemented amino acids. Apparent residua...
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John Htoo
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Article published the October 15, 2019:

Immunonutrition, a topic of interest

Outbreaks of avian and swine influenza, as well as African swine fever in Asia, are forcing scientists to reevaluate and redirect their research towards a stronger strengthening of the immune system through nut...
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Joaquin Armando Paulino Paniagua
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Article published the October 1, 2019:

Use of Silvafeed® Nutri P to prevent enteric disorders and boost zootechnical performances in weaned piglets

Background Efficient natural alternatives to antibiotics and high level of zinc oxide are urgently needed for the control of post-weaning diarrhoea in piglets. Silvafeed® Nutri P is a blend of plant extrac...
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Article published the October 1, 2019:

Optimizing piglet performance through appetite stimulation and gut health

Mode of action of taste enhancers Commonly used in feed to enhance appetite by providing an attractive taste, their function is to target the receptors of the 5 main tastes, namely: sweet, salty, bitter, aci...
Author/s :
Mathilde RAMILLIEN
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Article published the September 30, 2019:

OH-Methionine and DL-Methionine: Same efficacy to sustain Piglets’ performance

A trial at ISMADE (a Spanish research center in animal nutrition) showed clearly that DL-Methionine and DL-hydroxy-methionine (liquid or powder forms) are 100% efficient to sustain piglets’ growth during ...
Author/s :
Dolores Batonon-AlavoYves Mercier
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Article published the September 25, 2019:

Improving Preweaning Survival of Pigs

The loss of baby pigs before weaning is an enormous waste of resources. Recent data from 49 Kentucky farrow-to-finish swine farms indicate that an average of 80 percent of pigs born alive survive to weaning. Mo...
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Article published the September 25, 2019:

Effect of different dietary fiber sources and pharmacological level of ZnO on the growth performance of weaned piglets

Background and objectives Altering feed composition can be an alternative to the therapeutic usage of zinc oxide (ZnO) to maintain piglet performance and to reduce post-weaning diarrhea. Supplementing the diet...
Author/s :
Janos FabianOrsolya Vida
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Article published the September 24, 2019:

Yeast extract plus blood plasma in diets for piglets from 36 to 60 days old

INTRODUCTION The post-weaning period may be considered critical for piglets, once they are submitted to several stress situations (SOBESTIANSKY et al., 2001) such as environmental changes (new facilities and/ ...
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Charles KieferGabriel Cipriano RochaJuarez DonzeleRita Flávia Miranda de OliveiraVerônica Maria Pereira Bernardino
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Article published the September 9, 2019:

Improved performance parameters following oral live non-pathogenic Escherichia coli vaccination in piglets against post-weaning diarrhea

Introduction & objective: Post-weaning Escherichia coli diarrhea (PWD), also called post-weaning enteric colibacillosis, in pigs remains a major cause of economic losses for the pig industry, due to either ...
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Frédéric Vangroenweghe
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