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Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: using microorganisms to improve piglet health

Bochicchio, Davide (2022) Improved health, welfare and viability in young pigs: using microorganisms to improve piglet health. POWER-Factsheet, no. 2.5. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick.

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Summary

This factsheet evaluates strategies of probiotic supplementation to improve gut health and reduce piglet mortality and health problems. Additionally, it presents the results of the Core Organic Cofund project POWER on probiotic supplementation’s relevance for animal welfare and its environmental impact.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:pigs, animal welfare, housing, POWER
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
pigs -> swine
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7555
English
housing
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_3678
English
animal welfare
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_443
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Cofund > POWER
Italy > CREA
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727495
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:43623
Deposited On:15 Feb 2022 08:44
Last Modified:20 Jul 2022 11:38
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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