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Table 3 Apparent digestibility coefficient of nutrients in piglet pre-starter diets

From: The ultra-sonication of minerals in swine feed

Elements Sonicated Mineralized
Feed1 Feed2 Feed3 Feed1 Feed2 Feed3
Calcium 55.23 ± 6.89 49.83 ± 10.13 51.61 ± 9.23 56.28 ± 5.69 51.92 ± 6.54 51.79 ± 7.18
Magnesium 30.56 ± 12.26 30.10 ± 7.30 21.99 ± 11.47 30.10 ± 8.28 29.14 ± 4.29 20.03 ± 7.83
Phosphorus 64.82 ± 2.68a 63.14 ± 2.50a 68.16 ± 2.98a 45.34 ± 3.01b 55.90 ± 1.90b 46.52 ± 4.31b
  1. Results expressed as mean value ± standard deviation (n = 4)
  2. Mean values in the same row followed by different uppercase letters were significantly different by Tukey’s test (P < 0.05)