Colostrum- Part 2:Strategies to improve quality

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Colostrum plays a critical function in the survival and growth of newborn piglets, especially in highly prolific sows, by providing immune protection, energy, and hydration.

CRAIGE ALLAN* reviews research on nutritional strategies and feeding management, to alter the composition of colostrum.

Why is colostrum important?

Colostrum provides newborn piglets with the energy necessary for thermoregulation and body growth, with passive immunity needed for protection ag...

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