This article reviews the effect of components of the diet on the bones and osteochondrosis, this being the main caused of lameness and a reason for the culling of young sows. Therefore, they are important concepts to bear in mind in the diets for the rearing of gilts.
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Lameness and nutrition
Protected ZnO may be a successful strategy to reduce dietary Zn supplementation without affecting performance and strongly reducing Zn excretion in weanling pigs.Dietary supplementation of protected ZnO in weaned piglets
Daily digestible phosphorous supply between 4.6 and 6.7 g fitting a 1.4:1 Ca:P ratio may be enough to achieve a proper growth rate pattern in lean growing-finishing pigs.Determine the adequate amount of dietary phosphorous in growing-finish
High levels of limestone in weanling diets may affect piglet performance after weaning increasing colonic ecology and intestinal inflammatory response.Dietary limestone inclusion in weaned piglets and the effects on growt
Epigenetics in sows: use of chelated trace elements
Although we know that the amount and the quality of nutrients induce direct effects on health, the interaction of nutrition with epigenetic modifications is normally overlooked.
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The Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed agreed revised maximum permitted limits (MPLs).Commission drops plan for drastic copper reductions in piglet feed
The interaction between dietary Arginine content and ZnO supplementation may play a negative impact on the antioxidant capacity and inflammatory response in weanling pigs.Zinc oxide and arginine interaction affects piglet antioxidant capacit