The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt - Isabela Bez: Nutrition & Behavior | Ep. 122

the swine nutrition blackbelt podcast Jun 06, 2024

In this episode of The Swine Nutrition Blackbelt Podcast, Isabela Bez, a PhD student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, discusses her research on the gut-brain axis and its impact on swine behavior and welfare. Isabela explores alternatives to antibiotic growth promoters and their effects on the microbiota and pig behavior. Tune in for an insightful discussion that can transform your approach to swine management.


What will you learn: 

  • Gut-brain axis
  • Swine behavior
  • Nutrition impact
  • Welfare practices
  • Practical strategies

Meet the guest:

Isabela Cristina Colaço Bez earned her Veterinary Medicine degree and a Master's in Animal Science from the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, where she is pursuing her PhD. Her research and professional focus include swine welfare, nutrition, and reproduction. Isabela has gained international experience during her year-long study abroad at ISA Lille in France, concentrating on animal welfare. Fluent in multiple languages, she brings a global perspective to swine production. 


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