Nutritional importance of colostrum in the piglet.

Abstract

Suckling of colostrum by piglets is very important in order to improve the survival rate. Colostrum provides maternal antibodies, energy and protein. Rearing piglets suckling an artificial milk of a similar chemical composition to that of sow's milk failed when the animals were housed in conventional conditions although numerous research workers succeeded… (More)

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@article{Aumaitre1978NutritionalIO, title={Nutritional importance of colostrum in the piglet.}, author={Adolfo Aumaitre and Bernard S{\'e}ve}, journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research}, year={1978}, volume={9 2}, pages={181-92} }