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


Correct 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.


Difficult questions

17-Apr-2012 In 2010 EU produced 27% correct

12-Nov-2013 Toxigenic Pasteurella multocida 29% correct

05-Nov-2013 In Japan in 2011, pork importations represented about: 29% correct

30-Apr-2013 Japan is the first pig meat importer in the world with: 29% correct