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on December 22, 2017

5 feeding strategies to combat piglet diarrhea

There are many ways to design piglet diets, and one of them involves certain strategies that aim to prevent nutritional diarrheas and avoid complications with pathogenic ones.

Diarrhea is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in recently weaned piglets. The origins of diarrhea can be pathogenic, nutritional and even compounded through secondary complications. Pathogenic diarrheas require veterinary intervention to cure symptoms and eliminate the offending microorganisms. Nutritional diarrheas usually follow or proceed pathogenic ones, and…

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