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Clued-up on bovine colostrum for piglets

Colostrum is a very complex liquid containing numerous components of high value to the newborn piglet. However, the litter hierarchy may prevent all piglets from getting maximum benefit. To avoid colostral deprivation situations, the similarities between procine and bovine colostrum have been investigated.

 

 

This article can also be found at Pig Progress Volume 21 number 1. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

 

Keywords: Colostrum, weaker piglets.

 

 

Pig Progress, volume 21, no.1 2005

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