Swine

Dietary Inclusion of Colicin E1 Prevents Post-weaning Diarrhea in Pigs

Authors
  • Sara A. Cutler (Iowa State University)
  • Steven M. Lonergan (Iowa State University)
  • Chad H. Stahl (Iowa State University)

Abstract

Including a purified antimicrobial peptide, Colicin E1, at a rate of 22mg/kg diet in a corn-soy based diet for weanling pigs prevented experimentally induced (E. coli F18) post-weaning diarrhea. Colicins may be an effective alternative to conventional antibiotics for use in animal feed.

Keywords: ASL R2227

How to Cite:

Cutler, S. A., Lonergan, S. M. & Stahl, C. H., (2007) “Dietary Inclusion of Colicin E1 Prevents Post-weaning Diarrhea in Pigs”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 4(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-101

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Published on
01 Jan 2007
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