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Table 3 Ingredient and chemical composition of experimental diets used in experiments 4 to 6 (as-fed)

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

Item Lys/ME in 29 to 47 kg, g/Mcal Lys/ME in 54 to 76 kg, g/Mcal Lys/ME in 84 to 109 kg, g/Mcal
  2.40 2.60 2.80 3.00 3.20 2.10 2.30 2.50 2.70 2.90 1.80 2.00 2.20 2.40 2.60
Ingredient, %                
   Corn 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 65.35 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.50 60.28 60.28 60.28 60.28
   Soybean meal (43% CP) 24.00 24.00 24.00 24.00 24.00 21.80 22.08 22.08 22.08 22.08 15.00 15.50 15.50 15.50 15.50
   Wheat bran 9.44 9.36 9.21 9.04 8.89 9.50 9.50 9.39 9.22 9.06 21.40 21.05 20.94 20.81 20.64
   Soybean oil 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
   Dicalcium phosphate 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55
   Limestone 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.10 1.10 1.10 1.10 1.10 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20 1.20
   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 0.35 0.35 0.35
   L-Lysine•HCl 0.06 0.14 0.22 0.30 0.38 0.00 0.07 0.15 0.23 0.32 0.00 0.07 0.15 0.22 0.30
   MHA1 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.04 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.04 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.05
   L-Threonine 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.06 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.06 0.11
   L-Tryptophan 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02
   Vitamin and mineral premix2 1.00 1.00 1.00 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                
   SID Lys (%) 0.77 0.83 0.88 0.96 1.02 0.68 0.74 0.80 0.86 0.93 0.55 0.61 0.68 0.73 0.79
   SID Lys/ME (g/Mcal) 2.4 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.2 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.9 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6
   ME (Mcal/kg) 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.19 3.05 3.06 3.06 3.05 3.05
Analyzed composition (%)                
   Lysine 0.89 0.94 1.00 1.07 1.14 0.79 0.84 0.89 0.97 1.04 0.65 0.73 0.80 0.84 0.90
   Methionine 0.25 0.25 0.27 0.28 0.31 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.28 0.29 0.20 0.21 0.23 0.23 0.24
   Threonine 0.68 0.69 0.72 0.77 0.81 0.65 0.65 0.66 0.71 0.74 0.55 0.55 0.56 0.60 0.66
   Tryptophan 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.24 0.24 0.21 0.20 0.21 0.22 0.23 0.17 0.18 0.17 0.18 0.19
   Calcium 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.74 0.74 0.71 0.70 0.70 0.71 0.70 0.63 0.65 0.65 0.63 0.63
   Phosphorus 0.63 0.62 0.63 0.64 0.63 0.61 0.61 0.60 0.62 0.60 0.61 0.60 0.59 0.62 0.61
  1. 1 DL-methionine hydroxy analogue (84%), brand name of Novus International Inc., St. Louis, MO.
  2. 2 Vitamin and mineral premix provided the following per kg of feed:
  3. 29 to 47 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.
  4. 54 to 76 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.
  5. 84 to 109 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.