Intestinal health in pigs Technical Articles


Article published the August 12, 2019:

1-Monoglycerides of short and medium chain fatty acids reduced pathogenic intestinal bacteria, post-weaning diarrhoea, mortality and myostatin level in piglets

Background and objectives The reduction of antibiotics and zinc oxide in the swine farming practice is an emerging topic at global level. Among promising alternatives, fatty acids and their derivatives proved ...
Author/s :
Alessio PaoliManuela Parini
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Article published the August 9, 2019:

Acid based Eubiotics as Natural Alternatives to Therapeutic Zinc Oxide in Newly Weaned Piglets

Background and objectivesThe recent EU ban on therapeutic levels of zinc in animal diets has led to concern regarding potential performance losses and animal welfare. Potential alternatives such as organic acid...
Author/s :
David HarringtonHeidi HallMartin Nyachoti
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Article published the August 5, 2019:

Decreasing Medicated Feed Additives and Improving Gut Health in Different Species with Microencapsulation

Introduction Since the mid-20th century, the livestock and poultry industries have seen advances in several areas including nutrition, genetics, engineering, veterinary medicine, and management, all of which ...
Author/s :
L. Wayne GreeneWinston Samuels
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Article published the July 2, 2019:

Effect of substitution of corn for molasses in diet on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, blood characteristics, fecal noxious gas emission, and meat quality in finishing pigs

Introduction Molasses, a mixture of sucrose, glucose, fructose, minerals, pantothenic acid, etc., is derived from sugar-rich crops (beet, cane, blackstrap, etc.) and could be considered an alternative for cere...
Author/s :
In Ho Kim
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Article published the June 25, 2019:

ImmunoWall®: Natural solution to control pathogens in the swine production

In these past years, the concept of food safety has become increasingly more evident in the food production, mainly when it is related with the export of products of animal origin, which is a huge challenge to ...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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Article published the May 23, 2019:

Reducing dietary crude protein improves gut health in piglets

Feed is one of the most important component which accounts for 60 to 70% of the total cost of pig production. In commercial piglet diets, allowing only protein feedstuffs to meet the dietary lysine needs of the...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanPradeep Krishnan
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Article published the April 15, 2019:

Performance Responses, Nutrient Digestibility, Blood Characteristics, and Measures of Gastrointestinal Health in Weanling Pigs Fed Protease Enzyme

Introduction Weaning is a critical period in the pig rearing process. At this time, the piglets are exposed to different types of stressors (environmental, nutritional, psychological, and social), causing phys...
Author/s :
Glenmer Tactacan
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Article published the March 28, 2019:

Taste enhancers optimizing performance on piglets through the gut health

Considering the impact of taste enhancers Commonly used in feed to enhance appetite by providing an attractive taste, the function of taste enhancers is to target the receptors of the 5 main tastes, namely: sw...
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Article published the January 14, 2019:

Polyherbal Antidiarrheal and gut function modulator for pigs

“All disease begins with the gut.”- Hippocrates Post weaning diarrhoea or problems related to gastro-intestinal tract is one of the most frequent causes of heavy economic losses in pig herds. The...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar Pandey
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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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