Determination of the optimal digestible arginine to lysine ratio in Ross 708 male broilers
Published on: 09/08/2021
Author/s : A. Corzo 3, J. Lee 2, J. I. Vargas 1, M. Silva 3, and W. J. Pacheco 1. / 1 Department of Poultry Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA; 2 C.J. Bio America, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA; and 3 Aviagen, Huntsville, AL 35830, USA.
DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM
Broilers have specific essential amino acid requirements that must be met in order to support growth, muscle development, and meat yield (Mack et al., 1999; Zampiga et al., 2018). Continued genetic selection of broiler strains focused on increasing feed intake and meat yield and improving growth efficiency will require adjustments in formulation, particularly in amino acids...