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Table 1 The nutritional composition of the commercial feeds fed to the pregnant and lactating gilts.

From: Glutamine and glutamate supplementation raise milk glutamine concentrations in lactating gilts

Ingredients Gestation feed Lactation feed
Main ingredients, kg   
   Corn (grain) 534.0 574.0
   Wheat middlings 320.0 40.0
   Soybean meal 81.0 132.0
   Extruded full-fat soybeans -------- 186.0
   Meat meal 50.0 12.0
   Sugar ------- 20.0
   Salt 5.0 5.0
   Limestone 38% 4.0 9.0
   Dicalcium phosphate -------- 16.0
   Microingredients   
   Trace mineral premix 0.5 0.5
   Chromium 1.0 1.0
   DL-Methionine 98% -------- 0.198
   L-Lysine 80% 0.381 0.356
   Penicillin 98% --------- 0.2
   Breeding premix 4.0 4.0
Total, kg 1,000.0 1,000.0
Nutrients   
   Crude protein, % 15.48 19.0
   Crude fiber, % 4.66 3.65
   Ashes, % 5.28 6.14
   Calcium, % 0.8 0.96
   Total phosphorus, % 0.72 0.71
   Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 2,900.5 3,348.3
  1. Source: Nutron Alimentos LTDA (Brazil)