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Table 3 Composition (as-is basis) of experimental diets, Exp. 2

From: Effects of a novel bacterial phytase expressed in Aspergillus Oryzae on digestibility of calcium and phosphorus in diets fed to weanling or growing pigs

Ingredient, % Diet
  Positive control Negative control 500 phytase 1,000 phytase 2,000 phytase 4,000 phytase
 Ground corn 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80 65.80
 Soybean meal, (48% CP) 29.50 29.50 29.50 29.50 29.50 29.50
 Soybean oil 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
 Ground limestone 0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95
 Dicalcium phosphate 1.05 - - - - -
 Cornstarch - 1.05 1.025 1.00 0.975 0.95
 Salt 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.40
 Phytase premix1 - - 0.025 0.05 0.075 0.10
 Vitamin and mineral premix2 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
  1. 1Ronozyme HiPhos, DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ. Produced by mixing 3.4% of concentrated phytase (58,700 units/g) and 96.6% cornstarch.
  2. 2The vitamin-micromineral premix provided the following quantities of vitamins and micro minerals per kilogram of complete diet: Vitamin A as retinyl acetate, 11,128 IU; vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol, 2,204 IU; vitamin E as DL-alphatocopheryl acetate, 66 IU; vitamin K as menadione nicotinamide bisulfate, 1.42 mg; thiamin as thiamine mononitrate, 0.24 mg; riboflavin, 6.58 mg; pyridoxine as pyridoxine hydrochloride, 0.24 mg; vitamin B12, 0.03 mg; D-pantothenic acid as D-calcium pantothenate, 23.5 mg; niacin as nicotinamide, 1.0 mg, and nicotinic acid, 43.0 mg; folic acid, 1.58 mg; biotin, 0.44 mg; Cu, 10 mg as copper sulfate; Fe, 125 mg as iron sulfate; I, 1.26 mg as potassium iodate; Mn, 60 mg as manganese sulfate; Se, 0.3 mg as sodium selenite; and Zn, 100 mg as zinc oxide.