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Special Edition: Gut health in pigs and poultry

Strengths and weaknesses of probiotic use in piglet rearing

By Jane Byrne

There is a vast amount of research supporting the use of many different probiotic strains at the nursery stage in pig production, but there is still great variability in the results, finds a review published in Livestock Science.

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Joined up approach to antimicrobial resistance in US cattle production urged

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Members of both the veterinary and agricultural production worlds need to work together to address antimicrobial resistance in cattle production, said Brian Lubbers, director of clinical microbiology, Kansas State University veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

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special edition: Pig and poultry gut health

Folium looks to target bacteria with ‘guided biotic’

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Folium Science is working to address unwanted bacteria in poultry guts using a guided biotic to trigger self digestion in pathogens like salmonella.

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