Iodinated casein is a thyroactive compound that contains about 1 percent Thyroxine activity. Thyroxine is a hormone secreted by the thyroid gland. This product has been used to stimulate milk production in sows. Decreased mortality and increased weaning weight of pigs have been reported by some workers. Also, an increase in weight loss of the sow bas generally been noted.
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Agricultural Experiment Station and Extension Service, South Dakota State College
Juhl, Eldon and Wahlstrom, Richard C., "Iodinated Casein for Lactating Sows" (1958). South Dakota Swine Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1958. 6.