Protecting Health with Methionine

Protecting Health with Methionine

Lisa R Tager, Ph.D.

Dairy Nutrition Technical Specialist

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Amino acid balance in the lactating dairy cow ration is essential for optimal nutrient metabolism, strong immunity, and milk synthesis. When the ratios of amino acids in the diet most accurately reflect the cow’s needs, she becomes most efficient at metabolizing all dietary energy sources, therefore increasing efficiency at producing milk and components. This allows for remaining energy to be shuttled to greater production, immunity, and other metabolic processes.
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