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

Published on: 05/01/2018
Author/s : D. I. Adewole, I. H. Kim 1, and C. M. Nyachoti / Department of Animal Science, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada; 1 Department of Animal Resources and Science, Dankook University, Cheonan 330-714, Korea.

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 and absorption of food, the absence of gastrointestinal illness, normal and stable intestinal microbiota, effective immune status and a state of wellbeing (Bischoff, 2011). The GIT of a pig ...

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May 1, 2018
Doesn't high %age of flour/fines in milled feed affect ulcerations/mortalities?
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