Reduced stress levels after feeding plant extracts

Modern intensive swine production systems are characterised by exposing the pigs to several stressors, including transportation, to which the animals must be able to adapt and respond. Stress-reducing feeding strategies, based on plant extracts, showed to be effective.

In the article, published on PigProgress.net, researchers explored the ability of plant extracts, based on the 5-seeded plume poppy plant, on stress levels and Salmonella shedding in pigs.

Source: All About Feed, 23 sept 2016

2016-10-18T16:14:39+00:00 28 Settembre 2016|Duregger World|

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