At weaning, piglets are faced with a combination of stresses to which they must quickly adapt, including diet, environment, social stress, maternal separation and more. David Saornil and Sylvie Roquefeuil focus on the impact of weaning stress on piglet digestive physiology and function.
Source: Watt AgNet, February 9, 2017. (partial access only)
As the industry faces continued pressure to reduce antimicrobial use, the animals’ digestive microflora is gaining importance. Well-being, health and performance are closely related to the proper functioning of this invisible world.