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The Role of Nutrition in Gut Health

06 June 2016, at 1:00am

Nutrition along with environment and host physiology comprise the three main factors for strong gut performance. This second article in our gut health series reveals how nutrition can influence gut health, writes Otavio Serino Castro, Technical Sales Manager.

Due to recent losses caused by diseases out-breaks, several efforts are being adopted by the aquaculture industry to increase biosecurity and animal health. The use of functional feeds and cost minimization strategies –two common strategies in feed formulation— have several consequences for overall gut health.

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The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon.

It is vital that fish farm operatives who are responsible for farmed fish are trained in their health and welfare. This will help to ensure that fish are free from disease and suffering whilst at the same time promote good productivity and comply with legislation.

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