Animal Science Department

 

Date of this Version

January 1997

Comments

Published in 1997 Nebraska Beef Report. Published by The Agricultural Research Division, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Abstract

Feedlot diets low in ruininal escape protein may be deficient in metabolizable lysine, especially early in the feeding period. Addition of rumen-protected lysine can improve feedlot gain and efficiency.

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