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Table 4 Ingredient composition of experimental diets (as-fed basis, %)

From: Chemical composition, energy and amino acid digestibility in double-low rapeseed meal fed to growing pigs

Item Exp. 1 Exp. 2
Basal diet Test diets Double-low rapeseed meal diets N-free diet
Corn 77.40 61.90 - -
Soybean meal 18.60 14.90 - -
Double-low rapeseed meal - 19.20 40.00 -
Cornstarch - - 34.40 68.90
Sucrose - - 20.00 20.00
Cellulose acetatea - - - 4.00
Soybean oil - - 3.00 3.00
L-lysine · HClb 0.10 0.08 - -
Dicalcium phosphate 1.20 1.20 1.00 1.60
Potassium carbonate - - - 0.30
Magnesium oxide - - - 0.10
Limestone 1.10 1.10 0.50 1.00
Wheat rice stonec 0.80 0.80 - -
Vitamin-mineral premixd 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Salt 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30
Chromic oxide - - 0.30 0.30
  1. aMade by Chemical Reagents Company, Beijing, China
  2. bMade by Dacheng Group, Jilin, China
  3. cUsed as carrier for L-lysine · HCl and contained more than 70 % silicon oxide and aluminium oxide, made by YiXian BeiQiao Tou Ore Company (YiXian, China)
  4. dProvided the following quantities of vitamins and minerals per kg of complete diet: Mn, 50 mg (MnO); Fe, 125 mg (FeSO4 · H2O); Zn, 125 mg (ZnO); Cu, 150 mg (CuSO4 · 5H2O); I, 50 mg (CaI2); Se, 0.30 mg (Na2SeO3), retinyl acetate, 4500 IU; cholecalciferol, 1350 IU; DL-α-tocopheryl acetate, 13.5 mg; menadione sodium bisulfite complex, 2.7 mg; niacin, 18 mg; vitamin B12, 27.6 μg; thiamine, 0.6 mg; pyridoxine, 0.9 mg; riboflavin, 1.8 mg; D-calcium-pantothenate, 10.8 mg; nicotinic acid, 30.3 mg; choline chloride, 210 mg