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How farrowing impacts a sow's digestive transit

The effect of farrowing on the sow's digestive tract has often been underestimated. Obstipation around peripartum does have negative side-effects. Optimising diet formulation by taking into account the interactions between yeasts and the diet might help to reduce problems.

Keywords: Canada, Lallemand, sows, digestive tract, optimising diet

Source: Volume 25, No. 01

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Pig Progress, volume 25, no.1 2009

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