post-weaning

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post-weaning

pertaining to the period of about 2 weeks after weaning. Relates to the dam or the offspring.

post-weaning anestrus
a problem in sows. See anestrus.
post-weaning diarrhea
a cause of serious losses in young pigs during the first 2 weeks after weaning; a form of coliform gastroenteritis.
post-weaning Escherichia coli diarrhea
see coliform gastroenteritis.
post-weaning growth check
the sudden slowing of weight gain in piglets when they change from sow's milk to prepared grain rations.
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In addition, the post-weaning diarrhea is one of main causes for mortality of weaned pigs (NAHMS, 2008).
This immunological challenge together with microbial infection results in depressed feed intake, poor growth, post-weaning diarrhea syndrome (PWDS) and consequent increased economic loss for pig producers (Kyriakis, 1989; Guo et al.
05) the post-weaning diarrhea scores compared with the other treatments (Table 3).
Escherichia coli post-weaning diarrhea occurrence in piglets with monitored exposure to creep feed.
Porcine post-weaning diarrhea (PWD) and oedema disease (ED) occurred at age of about 4-12 weeks are common diseases in swine and are responsible for considerable economic losses to pig producers all over the world (Imberechts et al.
Soy stachyose may partially contribute to the post-weaning diarrhea problems, explaining the poorer performance of piglets when SBM is used as the sole protein source in weaning piglet diets.