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Record number 489815
Title Effect of maternal antibiotic intervention in sows on gut development and microbiota in offspring : report of Feed4Foodure, VDI-2: 2013/2014
Author(s) Greeff, A. de; Schokker, D.; Roubos, P.; Ramaekers, P.; Peet-Schwering, C.M.C. van der; Bikker, P.; Vastenhouw, S.A.; Bree, F.M. de; Bossers, A.; Harders, F.L.; Smits, M.A.; Rebel, J.M.J.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Livestock Research report 892) - 48
Department(s) Infection Biology
Animal Breeding & Genomics
Animal Nutrition
Wageningen Livestock Research
WIAS
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) zeugen - antibiotica - microbiële besmetting - biggen - maatregel op voedingsgebied - varkenshouderij - diergezondheid - dierenwelzijn - veehouderij - sows - antibiotics - microbial contamination - piglets - nutritional intervention - pig farming - animal health - animal welfare - livestock farming
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Pigs
Abstract A significant contribution to microbial colonization of piglets comes from the sow: via vertical transmission of vaginal flora during birth and transmission of mucosal immune memory and flora by feaces, colostrum and milk. In this study we determine the effect of an maternal nutritional intervention with an antibiotic on early microbial colonization of piglets. We used antibiotic treatment as a harsh intervention to investigate the hypothesis that the microbial composition in sows, may have an effect on the early microbial colonization of piglets.
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