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Table 1 Composition of the experimental diets (as-fed basis) fed to growing pigs for comparison of the energy digestibility between different corn samples

From: Effect of variety and drying method on the nutritive value of corn for growing pigs

Ingredient, % Experimental diet
Corn 96.8
Antioxidant1 0.1
Calcium phosphate 1.7
Limestone 0.6
Salt 0.3
Vitamin and mineral premix2 0.5
  1. 1Santoquin MAX composite antioxidant, contained no less than 10% Ethoxyquin, no less than 3% ButylatedHydroxytoluene (BHT) and Citric acid, provided by Novus International, Inc.
  2. 2Premix provided the following per kg of complete diet for growing pigs: vitamin A, 5,512 IU; vitamin D3, 2,200 IU; vitamin E, 30 IU; vitamin K3, 2.2 mg; vitamin B12, 27.6 μg; riboflavin, 4 mg; pantothenic acid, 14 mg; niacin, 30 mg; choline chloride, 400 mg; folacin, 0.7 mg; thiamine 1.5 mg; pyridoxine 3 mg; biotin, 44 μg; Mn, 40 mg (MnO); Fe, 75 mg (FeSO4 · H2O); Zn, 75 mg (ZnO); Cu, 100 mg (CuSO4 · 5H2O); I, 0.3 mg (KI); Se, 0.3 mg (Na2SeO3).