Getting maximum energy from low-protein pig diets

The use of the net energy system and balanced amino acid for formulation of low-protein diets can avoid high back fat in pigs.

Reducing crude protein (CP) in pig diets is healthy for the environment and the bottom-line. But to do it effectively, producers must calculate the net energy from ingredients to ensure maximum growth. 

John Htoo

John Htoo, Technical Consultancy Director at Evonik Operations GmbH, explain...

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