376 Research paper – Gois – 2016 – Effect of Brazilian red pepper Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi essential oil on performance diarrhea and gut health of weanling pigs

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376 Research paper – Gois – 2016 – Effect of Brazilian red pepper Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi essential oil on performance diarrhea and gut health of weanling pigs

In Significant Impact Groups:
Prudent use AB \ Farmer
Species targeted: Pigs;
Age: Young;
Summary:
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Country: BR
This research paper describes the effect of Brazilian red pepper on performance, diarrhoea and gut health of weanling pigs. The authors extracted the essential oil from the Brazilian red pepper and experienced positive effects on gastrointestinal health, translating in improved overall health as well as animal performance. The work is performed on weaning piglets, and makes extrapolation to final slaughter weight difficult.