Feed ingredients to address L-threonine shortage

Feed ingredients to address L-threonine shortage

Implications regarding availability of feed-grade threonine in pure form, due to the issues arising from the new coronavirus pandemic, have caused a shortage of this amino acid in the global market. (designer491 | Bigstock.com)

To address the current shortage of feed-grade L-threonine, we need to consider natural sources of this amino acid.

Threonine is one of the essential amino acids, meaning it cannot be synthesized internally and, as such, animals must consume it through their feed.