Glutamic acid may boost performance of low-protein diets

Study suggests nonessential amino acids may play a more important role in broiler diets than previously assumed.

Broilers Feeding Indoors
David Tadevosian I

Adding supplementary glutamic acid to low-protein broiler diets may ease some of the growth losses typically associated with this feeding trend, according to new research from the Federal University of Viçosa in Brazil.

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