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Dietary glutamine may aid nursery pig health, performance

Nursery pigs fed 0.4% L-glutamine had improved performance after weaning and transport compared to negative controls.

In past research, supplementing nursery pig diets with 0.2% L-glutamine has shown similar growth and health benefits as dietary antibiotics, but questions remain if greater inclusion levels of the amino acid may provide additional benefits, according to research accepted for publication in

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