Question of the week - Week of 12-Apr-2017

What feeding strategies prevent pathogens from adhering to the intestinal tissue in the post-weaning stage?

Question of the week

See a clue in the article Nutrition and immunity


incorrect answer

Reducing the crude protein decreases the undigested protein that reaches the large intestine and exerts as substrate for the pathogens. Also diets that facilitate fermentation by adding suitable fiber improve the absorption of water and electrolytes and also improve the morphology of the gut. Another strategy is feed restriction.


Random questions

03-Apr-2012 Danish pig farms weaned on average: 56% correct

04-May-2016 Which is the UE country with the highest pork production? 31% correct

24-Dec-2012 The first "wasting" outbreaks were diagnosed in: 33% correct

19-Feb-2013 Bordetella bronchiseptica 39% correct