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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Kroismayr, A.; Schedle, K.; Sehm, J.; Pfaffl, M.W.; Plitzner, C.; Foissy, H.; Ettle, T.; Mayer, H.; Schreiner, M.; Windisch, W 
Title:
Effects of antimicrobial feed additives on gut microbiology and blood parameters of weaned piglets. 
Abstract:
19. In a feeding trial involving 120 weaned piglets (8kg initial body weight) two feed additives (essential oils blend derived from oregano, anise and citrus peels vs. Avilamycin) were compared with a negative control group. After 50 days of feeding essential oils improved numerically weight gain, feed intake and feed to gain ratio (+5%, +3% and -1%), whereas Avilamycin effects were less pronounced (+1%, -1% and -2%). At experimental day 22 twelve representative animals from each treatment group...    »
 
Keywords:
Piglets, phytogenic feed additive, essential oils, oregano, antimicrobial growth promoter, avilamycin 
Journal title:
Die Bodenkultur 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
59: 
Journal issue:
(1-4) 
Pages contribution:
111-120 
Language:
en 
WWW:
Publisher:
facultas.wuv Universitätsverlag 
Publisher address:
Wien, Österreich 
Print-ISSN:
0006-5471 
TUM Institution:
Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs- und Lebensmittelforschung / Abteilung Physiologie 
Format:
Text 
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23.01.2009