Insect Meal: An Alternative Protein Source in Swine Diets

There has been increasing interest in using insect meal as an alternative protein source in animal diets. Hannah Bailey, a Ph. D. student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory, reviews studies on the nutrient composition and amino acid digestibility of black soldier fly (BSF) larvae meal, palatability, and growth performance of pigs fed BSF meal.