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Protected lysine in diets for 25–100 kg pigs

  • 2022
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 52
J.L. Figueroa-Velasco, D. Trujano-San Luis, J.A. Martínez-Aispuro, M.T. Sánchez-Torres, J.L. Cordero-Mora, A. Ruíz-Flores & M.M. Crosby-Galván Page: 202 - 213

The digestible lysine requirements for fattening pigs have not been established clearly. The objective of this trial was to determine a level of protected lysine in pig diets that was adequate for growth performance, carcass characteristics, and plasma urea nitrogen…

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Rumen ammonia concentrations, and non-ammonia nitrogen passage to and apparent absorption from the small intestine of sheep inge

  • 1993
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 23
H.H. Meissner, M. Smuts, W.A. van Niekerk and O. Acheampong-Boateng Page: 92 - 97

Non-ammonia nitrogen (NAN) passage to the small intestine and disappearance of NAN in that organ have been studied in multi-cannulated sheep on pasture or fed indoors. Forages under investigation included a number of subtropical grasses, foggages and hay, temperate grasses,…

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