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Animal Sciences and Industry

Kansas State University
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Amino Acids

Establishing farm specific amino acid requirements is an essential step in diet formulation that is based on understanding the growth of the pigs. How to determine amino acid requirements, reasons amino acid requirements change in the grow-finish period, and feed-grade amino acid usage in diet formulation will be discussed.