The microbial protein and undegradable essential amino acid requirements for the growth of male Merino and Dohne Merino lambs

Author: J. van E. Nolte and A.V. Ferreira
Year: 2004
Issue: 6
Volume: 34
Page: 86 - 88

The chemical score of microbial protein revealed the order of limiting amino acids for whole empty body growth of Merino and Dohne Merino lambs as histidine, methionine, leucine, arginine and phenylalanine. Microbial protein is unable to provide a similar duodenal essential amino acid pattern or quantity as the whole empty body amino acid composition of Merino and Dohne Merino lambs.

Keywords: amino acid, chemical score, microbial protein, whole empty body
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