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Feed intake and body weights of suckling sows and piglets in dependence of dietary threonine supplementation. 1. Contribution about the threonine requirement of suckling pigs

Westermeier, C.; Paulicks, B.R.; Kirchgessner, M.

Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 79(1): 33-45


ISSN/ISBN: 0931-2439
Accession: 003139859

Requirements of suckling sows for threonine (Thr) were examined by studying the effects of graded threonine supplementation on feed intake and changes of body weight of 49 multiparous German Landrace sows during 72 lactation periods lasting 35 days each. Sows were equally assigned to 6 treatments (I-VI).

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