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Table 2 Ingredient and chemical composition of experimental diets used in experiments 1 to 3 (as-fed)

From: Effects of the standardized ileal digestible lysine to metabolizable energy ratio on performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs

Item ME level in 30 to 50 kg, Mcal/kg ME level in 52 to 70 kg, Mcal/kg ME level in 81 to 104 kg, Mcal/kg
  3.10 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.05 3.15 3.25 3.35
Ingredient, %             
Corn 57.00 63.00 70.15 68.27 58.00 65.00 72.35 71.60 60.28 67.00 75.25 77.47
   Soybean meal, (43% CP) 22.50 24.00 26.00 26.00 21.00 22.08 23.00 23.00 15.50 16.50 17.00 18.00
   Wheat bran 16.97 9.36 0.00 0.00 17.75 9.50 1.00 0.00 21.05 13.31 4.28 0.00
   Soybean oil 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.85 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.95
   Dicalcium phosphate 0.75 1.00 1.40 1.40 0.60 0.90 1.25 1.30 0.55 0.75 1.20 1.40
   Limestone 1.30 1.15 0.95 0.95 1.25 1.10 0.95 0.90 1.20 1.00 0.80 0.70
   Salt 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
   L-Lysine•HCl 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.18 0.05 0.07 0.10 0.13 0.07 0.09 0.12 0.13
   Vitamin and mineral premix1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Calculated composition  
   ME, Mcal/kg 3.11 3.20 3.31 3.40 3.11 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.05 3.15 3.25 3.35
   SID Lys, % 0.81 0.83 0.87 0.89 0.71 0.74 0.76 0.78 0.61 0.64 0.65 0.67
   SID-Lys/ME, g/Mcal 2.60 2.60 2.60 2.60 2.30 2.30 2.30 2.30 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
Analyzed composition, %             
   Lysine 0.92 0.94 0.97 0.99 0.83 0.84 0.86 0.88 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.76
   Methionine 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.23 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.20 0.22 0.21 0.22
   Threonine 0.66 0.67 0.70 0.70 0.64 0.66 0.65 0.65 0.55 0.56 0.55 0.57
   Tryptophan 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.20 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.16
   Calcium 0.73 0.75 0.75 0.74 0.70 0.71 0.69 0.71 0.64 0.63 0.65 0.62
   Phosphorus 0.64 0.62 0.63 0.63 0.60 0.61 0.60 0.59 0.60 0.58 0.59 0.58
  1. 1 Vitamin and mineral premix provided the following per kg of feed:
  2. 30 to 50 kg: Vitamin A, 6,000 IU; Vitamin D3, 2,400 IU; Vitamin E, 21.6 IU; Vitamin K3, 2 mg; Vitamin B1, 0.96 mg; Vitamin B2, 5.2 mg; Vitamin B6, 2 mg; Vitamin B12, 12 μg; Nicotinic acid, 22 mg; Pantothenic acid, 11.2 mg; Folic acid, 0.4 mg; Biotin, 40 μg; Choline chloride, 0.4 g; Fe, 120 mg; Cu, 140 mg; Zn, 100 mg; Mn, 16 mg; I, 0.24 mg; Se, 0.4 mg.
  3. 52 to 70 kg: Vitamin A, 5,600 IU; Vitamin D3, 2,200 IU; Vitamin E, 21.6 IU; Vitamin K3, 1.8 mg; Vitamin B1, 0.88 mg; Vitamin B2, 4 mg; Vitamin B6, 1.8 mg; Vitamin B12, 12 μg; Nicotinic acid, 20 mg; Pantothenic acid, 10 mg; Folic acid, 0.4 mg; Biotin, 40 μg; Choline chloride, 0.32 g; Fe, 88 mg; Cu, 120 mg; Zn, 96 mg; Mn, 16 mg; I, 0.24 mg; Se, 0.4 mg.
  4. 81 to 104 kg: Vitamin A, 5,200 IU; Vitamin D3, 2,000 IU; Vitamin E, 17.2 IU; Vitamin K3, 1.6 mg; Vitamin B1, 0.8 mg; Vitamin B2, 3.6 mg; Vitamin B6, 1.6 mg; Vitamin B12, 10 μg; Nicotinic acid, 17.6 mg; Pantothenic acid, 8.8 mg; Folic acid, 0.38 mg; Biotin, 32 μg; Choline chloride, 0.24 g; Fe, 76 mg; Cu, 120 mg; Zn, 76 mg; Mn, 12 mg; I, 0.24 mg; Se, 0.4 mg.