The type of protein fed after weaning influences the gastrointestinal tract and the incidence of post-weaning diarrhea (Heo et al., 2013). The main goal after weaning is to maintain a healthy gut and to overcome the negative effects of weaning. Recent research from Pluske et al. (2017) is showing the effect of feeding a vegetable or animal protein source on the excretion of E. coli. Next, we discuss the influence of protein digestibility on the risk of diarrhea incidence in piglets.
Click on the button to read the article.