post-weaning

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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NeoPrime stimulates a healthy intestinal environment and primes the immune system for improved post-weaning piglet performance.
2013) observed shorter villus and deeper crypt on d 3 and 7 post-weaning, but according to these authors the damaged intestinal morphology was already recovered to preweaning values on day 14 post-weaning.
Low-protein, amino-acid fortified diets limit the amount of fermentable protein present in the gut and help reduce post-weaning diarrhea.
Key words: Heritability, pre-weaning growth rate, post-weaning growth rate, genetic trend.
1985) and researchers investigated the effects on pre and post-weaning growth and feed conversion ratios (Greenwood et al.
This season, output has already improved by 14% to 495kg lamb/ ha at 13 weeks post-weaning.
The collaboration aims to examine the role of organic acids as effective, core eubiotic alternatives for reducing the usage of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in post-weaning piglets.
Most of the research done on post-weaning stress is on calves, but it isn't too difficult to apply the same principles to other species.
The increased expression of ERK in this study suggested a protective effect on the livers of post-weaning piglets.
The working hypothesis is that socializing the piglets prior to weaning and the incorporation of environmental enrichments in the nursery will improve post-weaning performance as measured by weight gain in the piglets and have no deleterious effects on sow performance.
A similar association was observed for infections: breastfeeding duration was negatively associated with the number of post-weaning antibiotic courses, a proxy for infections, but the association was weaker if the child had received an antibiotic course before weaning.