Starter Pig Amino Acid Requirements to Gut Health Concerns

Formulation of starter diets for weaned piglets to lower-than-usual lysine decreases the requirement for expensive protein sources while having minimal effect on performance but it is crucial to pay attention to the levels of other amino acids relative to lysine, according to the K-State Swine Nutrition team of Mike Tokach, Bob Goodband, Joel deRouchey, Steve Dritz and Jim Nelssen. They were addressing the 2013 Kansas Swine Profitability Conference.
calendar icon 31 May 2013
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