Swine producers are always looking for a way to lower feed costs which represent the largest expenditure in a swine production unit. We have been informed that some producers are reducing supplemental dietary protein and adding Shaklee's Basic H or Basic H plus Shaklee's Nutritional Protein Supplement (NPS), a human protein supplement. Although these products are not recommended or approved as feed additives, some producers are convinced that their pigs perform adequately when this has been done. The experiment reported herein was conducted to evaluate, under controlled conditions, this practice of reducing protein requirements by adding these products to the diet.
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Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Libal, George W. and Wahlstrom, Richard C., "Basic H as a Feed Additive" (1980). South Dakota Swine Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1980. 3.