α-amino acid that cannot be synthesized in the body of a mammal and must be supplied with the diet.

The role of lysine:

  • protein structure, mainly in muscles and bones
  • Absorbs calcium
  • Present in the production of hormones, antibodies, enzymes and in the construction of collagen
  • Participates in tissue renewal, antibody formation, growth stimulation, and hormone and enzyme production


  • Feed premixes
  • Supplements
  • Compound feed