Piglet health starts in-utero – developing immunocompetency

Piglet immunocompetency development can be optimized systemically via sow nutrition and locally via microbiome shaping.

MARIA WALSH and MARIANA MASIERO* discuss a multi-faceted nutritional approach that targets piglet immune competency via early microbial colonization of the gut and systemic immune transfer from sows to piglets. Alternative nutritional solutions can help produce heavier and stronger piglets at weani...

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