Intestinal health in pigs Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the September 27, 2018:

Induction of Porcine Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Short-Chain Fatty Acids and Their Analogs

Introduction Infectious diseases continue to pose significant economic losses to the animal industry. The routine use of antibiotics at subtherapeutic doses for disease prevention in animal production practice...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the August 14, 2018:

Gut integrity, intestinal microbiota and intestinal barrier or the strategy for enhanced performance and reduced medication and ZnO

Abstract The gut carries an important responsibility in selecting what can be absorbed and what should remain outside the body. To put this in the right perspective, it is important to note that the surface ...
Author/s :
Dr. Milena Sevastiyanova
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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Precision delivery coated butyrate: tackling Salmonella in pigs while increasing performance

When Salmonella is present in the gastro intestinal tract (GIT) of pigs, it might contaminate carcasses during the slaughter process, and become a source of food poisoning and bacterial gastro-enteritis in huma...
Author/s :
Daniel Ramirez, Veterinarian, MBA.Tim Goossens
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Article published the August 2, 2018:

Functional amino acids to improve the immunity of pigs

Introduction Despite increased bio-security measures, pigs are often exposed to chronic sub-clinical level of diseases and climatic (heat) stress in commercial farms, causing a lower feed intake and performanc...
Author/s :
John Htoo
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Article published the June 15, 2018:

Effects of Formi (potassium diformate) on body condition and performance in sows

Potassium diformate (KDF) is a specifically conjugated acid double-salt (HCOOH HCOOK), patented by ADDCON and traded as FORMI on the European and world-markets. Potassium diformate has been approved in the Euro...
Author/s :
Christian LückstädtDVM Stevan Petrovic
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Husbandry practices and gut health outcomes in weaned piglets: A review

1. Introduction Weaning is one of the most challenging phases in a pig's life, often accompanied by reduced growth performance and increased incidences of diarrhea (Leibbrandt et al., 1975; VenteSpreeuwenberg ...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanMartin Nyachoti
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Article published the April 26, 2018:

Gut Health of Pigs: Challenge Models and Response Criteria with a Critical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Selected Feed Additives - A Review

INTRODUCTION Gut health is a term increasingly used in the medical literature and by the food industry. It covers multiple positive aspects of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT), such as the effective digestion ...
Author/s :
Martin Nyachoti
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Article published the April 12, 2018:

Heat Stress Reduces Intestinal Barrier Integrity and Favors Intestinal Glucose Transport in Growing Pigs

Introduction Both humans and livestock are susceptible to high thermal loads that can cause acute, chronic, and lethal illness due to heat stress-related pathologies. In 2003, approximately 50,000 Europeans di...
Author/s :
Lance BaumgardNicholas Gabler
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Article published the March 26, 2018:

Review: Dietary fiber utilization and its effects on physiological functions and gut health of swine

Implications This review provides relevant information on the utilization of dietary fiber (DF) by pigs and its effects on gut physiological functions, microbiota and health. This review delivers in-depth insi...
Author/s :
Julio Diaz Berrocoso
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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Effect of Inclusion of Emulsifier Digestfast on Monogastric Species Diets

Introduction Current demand for improvements in production performance (feed conversion rate, average daily gain, speed of growth, etc.) in animal production implies very high needs for metabolizable energy. T...
Author/s :
Ewa SujkaIgnacio Lopez ParedesSonia Téllez Peña
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