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Table 4 Effect of EGG, EGG-X, or SDPP on performance, plasma urea and pancreas weight of weaned pigs fed diets based on corn-soybean meal1

From: Chicken egg yolk antibodies (IgY) as non-antibiotic production enhancers for use in swine production: a review

Items Control EGG EGG-X SDPP SEM
Weight gain, g/d
 d 0-14 124b 151ab 128b 185a 12.4
 d 14-25 332 425 349 398 25.9
Feed intake, g/d      
 d 0-14 191 219 197 222 12.3
 d 14-25 530b 655a 583ab 610ab 37.4
Feed conversion
 d 0-14 1.43 1.43 1.47 1.18 0.067
 d 14-25 1.54 1.54 1.67 1.54 0.033
Plasma urea N, mmol/L
 d 0-14 3.8 3.9 4.3 3.7 0.34
 d 14-25 3.4a 3.0b 3.6a 2.6b 0.22
Pancreas, g/kg of body weight 1.07b 1.22ab 1.34a 1.08b 0.071
  1. Heo et al. [39]
  2. 1EGG, egg yolk obtained from hens immunized with ETEC K88 antigens; EGG-X, 650.0 g/kg normal egg and 350.0 g/kg inulin; SDPP, spray dried porcine plasma
  3. abMeans in a row followed by same or no letter do not differ (P > 0.05)