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Effects of zinc oxide and Enterococcus faecium SF68 dietary supplementation on the performance, intestinal microbiota and immune status of weaned piglets

Broom, L.J.; Miller, H.M.; Kerr, K.G.; Knapp, J.S.

Research in Veterinary Science 80(1): 45-54

2005


ISSN/ISBN: 0034-5288
PMID: 15946717
DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2005.04.004
Accession: 004425236

The objective of this study was to determine the effects of zinc oxide (ZnO) and the probiotic Enterococcus faecium SF68 (CylactinReg.) dietary supplementation on the performance, intestinal microbiota and immune parameters of the weaned piglet reared under commercial conditions. The diets were devoid of antibiotic growth promoters (AGP).

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