Immunity and Gastrointestinal Function of Weaning Pigs

Published on: 10/26/2016
Author/s : Dari Brown, Ph.D. / Senior director of technical sales and marketing services, Purina.

Weaning is a critical period in a pig’s life; the pig must cope with separation from the sow, the transition from highly digestible milk to a less digestible and more complex solid feed, a new environment, movement and separation from littermates, and exposure to unfamiliar pigs. During the first week pigs have a reduced growth rate, which is related in part to low and variable water and fee...

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Stefano Calamanti Stefano Calamanti
Specialist in Animal Nutrition
October 26, 2016
GPR109A inhibits the receptor of colonocytes level allows to overcome the weaning of piglets without the use of antibiotics and zinc oxide
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