Relative Bioavailability of DL and L-Methionine in Broilers
Enric Esteve-Garcia 1, Daulat Rehman Khan 2. / 1 IRTA, Mas Bover, Ctra. Reus al Morell, Km 3.8, E-43120 Constantí, Spain; 2 CJ Europe GmbH, Ober der Roeth 4, 65824 Schwalbach, Germany.
1. IntroductionBetter growth, economy and environment-friendly commercial broiler production is limited to the right amount of available amino acids for efficient utilization in animal body. All of the crystalline amino acids supplemented in commercial poultry production are in their natural (L-isomer) form except methionine (Met), which may be utilized in its synthetic (D- and L-isomers) form in ...