dsm-firmenich adapts as nutritional needs of fattening pigs evolve

Swine are undergoing changes, becoming leaner, with increased muscle protein retention, and thus, their nutritional needs are evolving.

Adjustments in lysine, NE, and amino acids are crucial, along with considerations for vitamins B and D, and digestible phosphorus. Recent findings stress the significance of vitamin D3 ​ for muscle development and maintenance, supported by its receptors in various muscle types, claims an expert.

Maria Walsh, director of global marketing for swine at dsm-firmenich, elucidates on how the company is broadening its swine portfolio to meet these market demands with a new adaptive nutrition concept tailored for fattening pigs.


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