Copper in diets for weaned pigs : influence of level and duration of copper supplementation

P. Bikker, J. van Baal, G.P. Binnendijk, J.T.M. van Diepen, L.M.P. Troquet, A.W. Jongbloed

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This study was conducted to determine the influence of level (15-160 mg/kg voer)and period (2-8 weeks) of supply of a Cu-supplement on growth performance and expression of Cu absorption-related genes in different segments of the small intestine of weaned pigs.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages38
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameLivestock Research report
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • pigs
  • piglets
  • weaning
  • copper
  • animal feeding
  • mineral supplements
  • growth
  • small intestine
  • feed additives
  • piglet feeding

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