A.S. Series 77-31
Increasing the energy content of swine diets will generally improve feed efficiency as less feed is consumed and rate of gain is not affected. Limited research with weaned pigs has indicated that the lysine requirement is increased as dietary energy increases when there are relatively large differences in dietary energy increases when there are relatively large differences in dietary energy content. Previous research at this station (A.S. Series 76-33) finishing pigs when 5% fat was included in corn-soybean diet. The experiment reported here was conducted to obtain additional information on the effect of lysine and energy relationships in diets fed to growing and finishing swine.
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Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Wahlstrom, Richard C.; Libal, George W.; and Girard, James L., "Lysine-Energy Relationships in Diets for Growing and Finishing Swine" (1977). South Dakota Swine Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1977. 4.