Metabolomics characterization of colostrum in three sow breeds and its influences on piglets’ survival and litter growth rates

Volume: 9, Issue: 1
Published: Mar 7, 2018
Abstract
Colostrum is the first secretion produced by mammary glands during the hours immediately preceding and succeeding parturition. This secretion differs from milk and represents an essential vehicle of passive immunity, prebiotic compounds and growth factors involved in intestinal development. Most of the literature concerning colostrum composition refers mainly to human and cow; and little is known about pig colostrum metabolome and how it varies...
Paper Details
Title
Metabolomics characterization of colostrum in three sow breeds and its influences on piglets’ survival and litter growth rates
Published Date
Mar 7, 2018
Volume
9
Issue
1
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