Influence of nutrient asynchrony on whole body protein retention rate in growing pigs
Kim, J.C., Payne, H.G., Langridge, M.D., Mullan, B.P., Pluske, J.R., Edwards, A.C., Collins, C.L. and Henman, D.J. (2013) Influence of nutrient asynchrony on whole body protein retention rate in growing pigs. In: Manipulating Pig Production XIV. Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA) Biennial Conference, 24 - 27 November, Melbourne, Australia p. 117.
The concept of nutrient synchrony depends on supplying dietary glucose and amino acids (AA) in a synchronised manner to increase nitrogen (N) utilisation efficiency by minimising the energy-dependent conversion of certain AA to glucose or glucose to AA (van den Borne et al., 2007). The hypothesis tested was that the whole body N retention rate would be limited in pigs fed a nutrient asynchronised diet compared to pigs fed a synchronous diet.
|Publication Type:||Conference Paper|
|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Veterinary and Life Sciences|
|Publisher:||Australasian Pig Science Association|
|Copyright:||© Australasian Pig Science Association 2013|
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