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Table 3 Effects of dietary sugar beet pulp on the apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of fiber in growing pigs

From: The effects of dietary fiber level on nutrient digestibility in growing pigs

Items Sugar beet pulp, % P Values
0.0 15.0 25.0 35.0 45.0 55.0 SEM Linear Quadratic
Intake, g/d          
 Feed intake 1,190.0 1,193.0 1,193.0 1,205.0 1,107.0 1,062.0 64.15 0.09 0.16
 Total dietary fiber 0.0 124.0 206.4 292.8 344.3 404.6 23.86 <0.01 <0.01
 Soluble dietary fiber 0.0 39.4 65.6 92.8 109.6 128.5 7.58 <0.01 <0.01
 Insoluble dietary fiber 0.0 84.7 140.8 200.0 234.7 276.1 16.28 <0.01 <0.01
Excretion, g/d          
 Feces, wet basis 135.0 194.9 317.0 409.7 415.2 571.5 19.60 <0.01 <0.01
 Feces, dry matter basis 79.3 90.2 127.8 145.3 124.9 159.8 9.00 <0.01 <0.01
 Total dietary fiber 0.0 29.9 29.3 35.6 36.4 43.2 3.34 <0.01 <0.01
 Soluble dietary fiber 0.0 3.5 3.7 5.5 4.1 4.7 0.67 0.22 0.38
 Insoluble dietary fiber 0.0 16.4 25.6 30.1 32.3 38.4 2.86 <0.01 <0.01
ATTD of fiber, %          
 Total dietary fiber 0.0 86.2 86.9 88.1 89.7 89.5 0.45 <0.01 <0.01
 Soluble dietary fiber 0.0 92.9 94.9 94.3 96.3 96.3 0.49 <0.01 <0.01
 Insoluble dietary fiber 0.0 82.6 83.2 85.1 86.7 86.4 0.80 <0.01 <0.01