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Table 2 Effects of dietary vitamin E supplementation on food intake and nutrient levels in Aohan fine-wool sheep

From: Effects of dietary vitamin E on muscle vitamin E and fatty acid content in Aohan fine-wool sheep

Variable (kg·DM/d) Treatments (IU/sheep/d vitamin E) P-value
0 20 100 200 1,000 2,000 2,400
DMI 2.11 ± 0.11 1.86 ± 0.47 2.26 ± 0.13 2.32 ± 0.11 2.37 ± 0.09 2.15 ± 0.10 2.19 ± 0.10 0.6704
CP 0.23 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.05 0.25 ± 0.01 0.26 ± 0.01 0.26 ± 0.01 0.24 ± 0.01 0.24 ± 0.01 0.6704
EE 0.25 ± 0.01 0.22 ± 0.06 0.25 ± 0.02 0.26 ± 0.01 0.26 ± 0.01 0.24 ± 0.01 0.24 ± 0.01 0.6704
NDF 0.51 ± 0.03 0.45 ± 0.11 0.55 ± 0.03 0.56 ± 0.03 0.58 ± 0.02 0.52 ± 0.03 0.53 ± 0.02 0.6704
ADF 0.36 ± 0.02 0.32 ± 0.08 0.39 ± 0.02 0.40 ± 0.02 0.40 ± 0.02 0.37 ± 0.02 0.37 ± 0.02 0.6704
  1. DMI dry matter intake, CP crude protein, EE ether extract, NDF neutral detergent fiber, ADF acid detergent fiber.
  2. Data are presented as the mean ± standard error.