Gut Health

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DSM looks to redefine animal gut health

By Jane Byrne

The concept of ‘gut health’ is attracting significant interest within the animal science community. However, a clear definition of gastrointestinal health and functionality and how it can be measured is lacking, say DSM based animal nutrition experts....

“There is mounting evidence that if you feed biomolecules to a calf the intestine can communicate with the rumen,” says researcher. © iStock

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Calf intestinal health linked to long-term performance

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Calf gut health research needs to be part of a larger understanding of calf development, not an isolated study, as it can have lasting influence, say calf researchers.