Arbiom SylPro® Demonstrates Strong Nutritional Performance in Weanling Pig Diets

By April 7, 2020Press Releases

High-quality protein ingredient derived from wood shows promise as alternative to fish meal in weanling pig study

DURHAM, N.C. – April 7, 2020: Arbiom announced that it has completed successful trials of its protein product, SylPro®, for weanling pig nutrition.

The research, which was published in the Journal of Animal Science and conducted at the University of Illinois in The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), determined the digestibility of amino acids, energy, and phosphorus in a torula yeast protein ingredient produced by Arbiom.

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“Our study shows we can use the torula yeast product instead of fish meal in diets for weanling pigs,” said Hans H. Stein, Professor of Animal Science at the University of Illinois. “Torula yeast has greater digestibility of amino acids and phosphorus, but not energy, compared with a commercial source of fish meal fed to weanling pigs,” Stein said.

The article, “Torula yeast has greater digestibility of amino acids and phosphorus, but not energy, compared with a commercial source of fish meal fed to weanling pigs,” is published in the Journal of Animal Science [DOI: 10.1093/jas/skz375].