Meeting the protein and amino acid needs of swine (1982)
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All pigs require protein, which consists of amino acids. Amino acids are used for maintenance, growth, gestation, and lactation. Pigs actually do not have a protein requirement, but quality protein provides the amino acids which are required. While some amino acids are synthesized by the animal, the essential ones cannot be synthesized at a rapid enough rate to permit normal growth. These must be provided in the feed.
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