Session 07. Feeding (and management) to improve gut barrier function and immunity in livestock

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Date: 25 August 2014; 08:30 – 12:30 hours
Chairperson: E. Tsiplakou

Theatre Session 07

08.30 Influence of feeding and management on gut microbiota and barrier function
Invited B.B. Jensen

09.15 Priming of porcine γδ T-cells with condensed tannins: effects of tannin structure and polymer size
A.R. Williams, K. Reichwald, C. Fryganas, I. Mueller-Harvey and S.M. Thamsborg

09.30 Early-life fructooligosaccharide supplementation changes later pig immune and growth response
E. Apper, C. Meymerit, J.C. Bodin and F. Respondek

09.45 Impact of antibiotherapy on growing rabbits assessed by a whole-blood transcriptomic approach
V. Jacquier, S. Combes, M. Moroldo, I.P. Oswald, C. Rogel-Gaillard and T. Gidenne

10.00 Exposure to antibiotics affects intestinal microbiota and immune development in broilers
D. Schokker, A.J.M. Jansman, J.M.J. Rebel, F.M. De Bree, A. Bossers, G. Veninga and M.A. Smits


10.45 Feed restriction reduces IgA levels and modifies the ileal cytokine expressions in growing rabbits
C. Knudsen, S. Combes, C. Briens, J. Duperray, G. Rebours, J.M. Salaün, A. Travel, D. Weissman, I. Oswald and T. Gidenne

11.00 Effects of maternal nutrition on immune competence and microbiota composition of piglets
A. De Greeff, S. Vastenhouw, P. Bikker, A. Bossers, F. De Bree, D. Schokker, P.J. Roubos, P. Ramaekers, M. Smits and J.M. Rebel

11.15 Intermittent suckling improves galactose absorption in weanling pigs
D.L. Turpin, P. Langendijk, T.-Y. Chen, T. Thymann and J.R. Pluske

11.30 Visible inflammation of the rumen wall correlates with caecal lipopolysaccharide concentrations
C.A. McCartney, R.C. Cernat, H.H.C. Koh-Tan, E.M. Strachan, T.J. Snelling, C.D. Harvey, N.N. Jonsson and R.J. Wallace

11.45 Perturbation of gut homeostasis in pigs by a high dietary concentration of zinc
A.J.M. Jansman, M. Hulst, D. Schokker, A. Bossers, R. Gerritsen, J.M. Rebel and M.A. Smits

12.00 Effect of benzoic acid and calcium chloride on microbiota, mineral balance and bone in growing pigs
J.V. Nørgaard, O. Højberg, K.U. Sørensen, J. Eriksen, J.M.S. Medina and H.D. Poulsen