The effect of protein source on the diets selected by pigs given a choice between a low and high protein food.

@article{Kyriazakis1993TheEO,
  title={The effect of protein source on the diets selected by pigs given a choice between a low and high protein food.},
  author={Ilias Kyriazakis and Gerry C Emmans},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1993},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={683-8}
}
To test the effect of the protein source on the diet selection of growing pigs, four foods of high protein concentration were made. Each food was based on a different protein meal: fish, soya bean, and two types of rape seed (with low and high glucosinolate contents), and was offered to growing pigs together with a food of low protein concentration (L), as a choice. Pigs given a choice between the fish or the soya bean meal-based food and L, selected a diet that met their protein requirements… CONTINUE READING