Digestive Physiology of Pigs by Jan E. Lindberg, Brian Ogle

By Jan E. Lindberg, Brian Ogle

This ebook brings jointly edited and revised papers awarded on the eighth Symposium on Digestive body structure of Pigs held in Uppsala in June, 2000. It comprises greater than a hundred papers from major scientists from all over the world during this topic quarter. between different positive factors it contributes to the improvement of the the technological know-how on the subject of the consequences of foodstuff on intestine body structure. It additionally creates a platform for destiny learn, that would elevate wisdom of ways to optimize the meals of the pig and to aid hinder diet-related gastrointestinal stipulations.

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A. A. M. A. W. Schrama1 1Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands; 2ID-TNO-Nutrition, Lelystad, The Netherlands In two experiments, different types and levels of dietary fermentable carbohydrates were fed to group-housed, growing pigs. The experiments showed that increasing the amounts of dietary fermentable carbohydrates mainly increased the empty weight of the stomach and colon. Addition of straw to the diet increased the empty weight of most parts of the gastrointestinal tract, but in particular that of the stomach.

2000b) Premature and term newborn pigs differ in their intestinal response to parenteral and enteral nutrition. Gastroenterology 119, A76. H. J. (1998) Stability and distribution of orally administered epidermal growth factor in neonatal pigs. Life Sciences 63, 809–820. Silver, M. (1990) Prenatal maturation, the timing of birth and how it may be regulated in domestic animals. Experimental Physiology 75, 285–307. Silver, M. L. (1989) Pituitary–adrenocortical activity in the fetal pig in the last third of gestation.

1995) Effect of sorghum on performance, digestibility of dietary components and activities of pancreatic and intestinal enzymes in the weaned piglet. Animal Feed Science and Technology 56, 67–82. , Wetteberg, L. and Sjöström, H. (1991) Development of intestinal disaccharidases, intestinal peptidases and pancreatic proteases in suckling pigs. The effects of age and ACTH treatment. , Huisman, J. A. (eds) Digestive Physiology in Pigs. Pudoc, Wageningen, pp. 73–78. , Ma, L. and Vavala, R. (1994) The early postnatal development of protein digestion in pigs.

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