Swine it #96: Amino acid nutrition in pigs: latest thoughts - Dr. John Htoo

calendar icon 17 June 2021
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"𝘈𝘥𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘥𝘺𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘤 𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘰 𝘢𝘤𝘪𝘥 𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘴 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘱 𝘵𝘰 𝘪𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘶𝘵 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘳𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘩𝘦𝘢, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘸𝘵𝘩 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘪𝘨𝘴." - 𝗗𝗿. 𝗝𝗼𝗵𝗻 𝗛𝘁𝗼𝗼

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻:

1. The major challenges in the pig industry
2. Key areas of research
3. Dynamic amino acid ratios
4. Low protein diets
5. By-products and amino acid ratios
6. Holistic gut health
7. Common misunderstandings on amino acids and nutrition

𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝘁: Dr. Htoo obtained a BAgrSc (animal production) from Larenstein International University, Netherlands, and a MAgrSc and a DAgrSc (animal nutrition) from Georg-August University, Germany. After serving as a postdoctoral research fellow from 2004 to 2006 at the University of Alberta, Canada, he started his career at Evonik in 2007 as a research manager in swine nutrition and is currently Director Technical Consultant Swine. Dr. Htoo was responsible for the planning and management of numerous swine research projects covering a broad range of topics in collaboration with leading researchers from various universities and institutes worldwide. In January 2018, he assumed the position of Consulting Technical Director – Swine as a member of the Animal Production Experts team.

Laurence Williams

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