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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 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 9, 2019:

L-glutamine and L-glutamate in diets with different lactose levels for piglets weaned at 21 days of age

Introduction The association of all the stressors related to early weaning of piglets results in reduction in daily feed intake, especially during the first week. The interruption of feed intake in this phase ...
Author/s :
Alysson SaraivaEduardo Ianino FortesJuarez DonzeleMatheusRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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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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Article published the September 6, 2019:

Effect of Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii supplementation on gut microbiota in postweaning piglets in a context of antibiotics and ZnO removal

Background and objectives In a context of reduction of antibiotics and zinc oxide (ZnO), alternatives are needed to maintain animal health and growth performance. In a study conducted in post-weaning piglets, ...
Author/s :
Fernando Bravo de Lagunagiovanni savoiniMathieu Castex
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Article published the August 28, 2019:

Effects of coated and potentiated ZnO on some gut health parameters in weaned piglets

Background and objectives The potentiated ZnO source HiZox® (Animine, France) was shown to be advantageous for piglet performances (Cho et al. 2015, Morales et al. 2012, Raquipo et al. 2017). More specific...
Author/s :
Agathe RomeoJeroen DegrooteJoris MichielsNoemie Van NotenStéphane Durosoy
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Article published the August 26, 2019:

Strategies to diminish colibacillosis in newly weaned piglets based on activation of immunity or prevention of colonization using antibodies or receptor analogues

The ban on growth promoters in feed of swine has led to an increase in infections with enteropathogens and as a result in increased use of antibiotics to treat these infections with increase in antibiotic resis...
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Dr. Eric Cox
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Article published the August 22, 2019:

The effects of wheat bran inclusion on piglet performance in the nursery and removal of pharmaceutical zinc

Background and objectives Wheat bran (WB) has been demonstrated to promote intestinal health and improve piglet performance (Molist et al. 2011 & 2012). One proposed mechanism for this effect is that WB in...
Author/s :
Emma Sucklingian wellockphil boyd
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Article published the August 22, 2019:

Effect of reduced protein for weaners fed without medicinal zinc

Background Several international and Danish trials have shown that lowering protein levels in weaner diets can reduce post-weaning diarrhea. Results are conflicting as to the effect on productivity, probably d...
Author/s :
Niels Jørgen Kjeldsen
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Article published the August 22, 2019:

Utilizing in vitro protein digestion kinetics and resistant fiber to steer ingredient composition of nursery pig diets for reduced risk of post-weaning diarrhea

Background and objectives: It was hypothesized that not only the extent of protein digestibility at the end of the ileum influences pig performance and risk for post-weaning diarrhea (PWD), but rate of protein ...
Author/s :
Francis SimardNeil FergusonNeil JaworskiPeter Ramaekers
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