The addition of galacto-oligosaccharides on the feed for the control of salmonellosis in fattening pigs

@inproceedings{Vico2011TheAO,
  title={The addition of galacto-oligosaccharides on the feed for the control of salmonellosis in fattening pigs},
  author={Juan Pablo Vico and Ra{\'u}l C. Mainar-Jaime and M. Auser{\'e}},
  year={2011}
}
Prebiotics that block intestinal harmful bacteria and stimulate both the activity of beneficial bacteria and the animal immune system may help in controlling pig salmonellosis. We added a galacto-oligosaccharide (Salmosan®) on the diet of pigs during the whole period of fattening to assess its potential effect on the prevalence of Salmonella spp. In a first trial 56 pigs from a small fattening unit (<200 animals) were fed with a diet where Salmosan® (0.5 kg/Ton of feed) was added, while the… CONTINUE READING

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