The effect of diet composition on tryptophan requirement of young piglets.


The aim of the study was to evaluate the requirement for Trp in relation to diet composition in piglets in the period after weaning (BW range of 9 to 24 kg). Two Trp-deficient [relative to the Dutch (CVB, 1996) and NRC (NRC, 1998) requirement values for piglets of 10 to 20 kg of BW] basal diets were formulated: one based on corn and soybean meal and a… (More)
DOI: 10.2527/jas.2008-1627


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