Spray-dried plasma boosts gut health, slows down ASFv infections

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In trials where pigs were fed with spray-dried porcine plasma and infected with ASFv, pigs developed clinical signs of ASFv (high temperature) much later in the study. Also, few contact pigs developed high temperatures.

Spray-dried plasma (SDP) in feed is effective in delaying infection rates said Yanbin Shen on the last day of Asian Pork Magazine’s ‘Living with African Swine Fever – Blueprint for the Future’ online conference.

Dr Shen, Global Technical Services Director at APC, explained that the plasma worked...

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