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Antibiotic-free diet supplemented with live yeasts decreases inflammatory markers in the ileum of weaned piglets

  • 2020
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 50
S. Bautista-Marín, K. Escobar-García, C. Molina-Aguilar, G. Mariscal-Landín, A. Aguilera-Barreyro, M. Díaz-Muñoz & T.C. Reis de Souza Page: 353 - 365

Emerging bacterial resistance to antibiotics increases the need for effective alternatives to control intestinal inflammation and thus gut disorders in piglets. This study evaluated the effects of including Saccharomyces cerevisiae (strain 1026) and Saccharomyces boulardii (CNCM I-1079) as antibiotic alternatives…

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Changes in certain serum and faeces parameters in weaned piglets as a response to nutritional stress

  • 2015
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 45
M. Habeanu, N.A. Lefter, A. Gheorghe, C. Tabuc, A. Untea, I. Surdu, G. Ciurescu, C.G. Balan & C. Dragomir Page: 164 - 172

Weaning is associated with several stress factors and their effects on the piglet’s body are fairly well known. Thus, changes were estimated in certain serum and faecal parameters after weaning owing to dietary protein level, though essential amino acid (AA)…

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Effects of kefir as a probiotic source on the performance of goat kids

  • 2010
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 40
C. Atasoglu, H.I. Akbag, C. Tölü, G. Das, T. Savas and I.Y. Yurtman Page: 363 - 370

Kefir is a sour, viscous, slightly carbonated and alcoholic milk beverage, which is traditionally fermented using a culture of bacteria and yeasts. The influence of kefir on health has been well studied in mice and rats. However, research on kefir…

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