What benefits do additional functional amino acids provide to nursery pigs?

Swine Nutrition Blackbelt #8
calendar icon 6 April 2022
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Disease challenges are a very common problem farms have with nursery pigs due to the still developing immune system of the pigs at this age. There are many different methods to help increase herd health and maintain growth rates during infection. In this episode Dr. Dan Columbus and I discuss two of his recent studies where they fed increased levels of functional amino acids to nursery pigs to try and mitigate the negative effects of a salmonella infection.

Márcio Gonçalves

Founder of Swine it

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