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on July 5, 2018
Animal welfare

How gut health promotes animal welfare in monogastrics

Despite environmental stressors and new production methods, intestinal integrity can thrive with proper nutrition and management.

Animal welfare standards aim to ensure the mental and physical well-being of livestock is maintained throughout the animal’s life cycle, and span to include the provision of proper nutrition, health, comfort, safety and the ability to express behaviors innate to the species.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)…

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