Influence of Lippia citriodora verbascoside on growth performance , antioxidant status , and serum immunoglobulins content in piglets

@inproceedings{Pastorelli2012InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of Lippia citriodora verbascoside on growth performance , antioxidant status , and serum immunoglobulins content in piglets},
  author={Grazia Pastorelli and Raffaella Rossi and Carlo Corino},
  year={2012}
}
Phytogenic feed additives are used in animal feeding to improve livestock performance. The aim of this study was to determine whether a dietary plant extract from Lippia citriodora, standardized for verbascoside, can modify various immunological, oxidative, and biochemical serum parameters in weaned piglets. A total of 144 piglets, half female and half barrows (7.99 ± 1.40 kg BW), were allocated to three dietary treatments with six replicates per treatment (pens of 8 piglets each). Piglets were… CONTINUE READING
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