Question of the week - Week of 17-Aug-2017

How could it be quantitatively assessed the intestinal health of post-weaned piglets?

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See a clue in the article Analysis of the intestinal situation of piglets

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Lactobacilli have a role in the digestion of nutrients, mucosal protection and competing with pathogenic bacteria such as coliforms. A lactobacillus: coliform ratio of less than 1.3 indicates a high risk of diarrhea.