Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

Ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC), a beta-adrenergic agonist, is the active ingredient in the feed additive Paylean® (Elanco Animal Health). Paylean has become a widely used feed additive in the swine industry for market swine due to such benefits as improved average daily gain, improved feed efficiency, increased carcass leanness and improved nitrogen and water utilization.

Copyright Owner

Iowa State University

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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