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- 1Cameron, Ashley C.
- 1Dixon, Walter T.
- 1Dyck, Michael K.
- 1Foxcroft, George R.
- 1Levesque, Crystal
- 1Patterson, Jennifer L.
Evaluation of the threonine requirement and the bioavailability of threonine in feedstuffs in pregnant sowsDownload
Current recommendations for amino acid intake during pregnancy are for a constant amino acid intake throughout. However, the demand for amino acids changes from maternal tissue growth in early gestation to fetal, conceptus and mammary tissue development in late gestation. The availability of...
Responses to n-3 fatty acid (LCPUFA) supplementation of gestating gilts, and lactating and weaned sowsDownload
Feeding n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) to gilts or sows has shown different responses to litter growth, pre-weaning mortality and subsequent reproductive performance of the sow. Two hypotheses were tested: (1) that feeding a marine oil-based supplement rich in protected n-3...