Background last update:6 Aug 2012

Improved milk protein synthesis with methionine precursor

Methionine should be added to cow diets to restore amino acid balance and optimise lactation performance. However, it must be supplied in a form which protects it from the micro organisms in the rumen. A new chemical derivative of methionine has been developed, which provides bioavailable methionine and activates fermentation by the rumen at the same time.

This article can also be found at Feed Mix, volume 14, no. 1


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