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Piglets Have Allergies, Too

Published on: 01/16/2017
Author/s : Cassio Villela, Sr. Swine Marketing Specialist, Novus International, Inc.

The global swine industry adopted early-weaning practices a generation ago. However, early weaned piglets have been plagued by poor growth performance, known as the “post-weaning lag.” One cause of this is the piglets’ hypersensitivity to soy protein – specifically glycinin and β-conglycinin, which make up about 40% and 30% of the total protein found in soybean meal (S...

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