The biological stress of early weaned piglets

Published on: 02/27/2017
Author/s : Joy M. Campbell, Joe D. Crenshaw and Javier Polo. / APC, Inc., Ankeny, IA, USA.

  Introduction Weaning pigs from the sow is one of the most stressful events in the pig’s life that can contribute to intestinal and immune system dysfunctions that result in reduced pig health, growth, and feed intake, particularly during the first week after weaning. Technological improvements in housing, nutrition, health, and management have been used to minimize some of the adver...

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February 27, 2017
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