Amino acids in swine nutrition Technical Articles
Article published the March 25, 2020:
Importance of Methionine
Nutritionists agree that livestock diets require supplementation with some essential amino acids to increase the efficiency of protein utilization and to reduce nitrogen excretion. Met...
Article published the December 30, 2019:
Lysine is the first limiting amino acid in corn-soybean meal-based diets for pigs during the postweaning period (ROSTAGNO et al., 2011; NRC, 2012), and is commonly used as a reference when estimat...
Article published the November 29, 2019:
Methodology to calculate amino acid requirements in e-Rhodimet® Nutrition Guide (eRNG)
Commonly, amino acid requirements are estimated in experimental trials using optimized criteria such as daily weight g...
Article published the November 14, 2019:
Supplementation of two graded levels of DL-Met or liquid MHA-FA to a Met-deficient diet significantly improved pig performance during phase 1 and 2 of the study. Compared with MHA-FA, the inclusi...
Article published the November 6, 2019:
The results of this study support the hypothesis that intestinal microbiota compete with the host for metabolism of readily available nutrients such as supplemented amino acids.
Article published the September 30, 2019:
A trial at ISMADE (a Spanish research center in animal nutrition) showed clearly that DL-Methionine and DL-hydroxy-methionine (liquid or powder forms) are 100% efficient to sustain piglets’ growth during ...
Article published the September 9, 2019:
The association of all the stressors related to early weaning of piglets results in reduction in daily feed intake, especially during the first week. The interruption of feed intake in this phase ...
Article published the September 2, 2019:
Article published the August 22, 2019:
Several international and Danish trials have shown that lowering protein levels in weaner diets can reduce post-weaning diarrhea. Results are conflicting as to the effect on productivity, probably d...
Article published the July 29, 2019: