Gut health needs to start at the nursery

Weaning is an important time to build gut health in piglets.

Weaning is a stressful period for piglets and in this critical transition phase, many suffer from post-weaning diarrhea and other gut-related issues, leading to poor weight gain and immunity later. This stress can be minimized by improving the gut microbiome to withstand disruptions in their diet, ...

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Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Zahrah writes that investment in food animal production will outstrip other industries in India in the next decade, and how it will impact the feed industry in the article ‘Indian feed industry looks for solutions to volatility’.