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Table 3 Effect of dietary nucleotide supplementation on nutrient digestibility of weaned pigs (Exp. 1)a

From: Response to an Escherichia coli K88 oral challenge and productivity of weanling pigs receiving a dietary nucleotides supplement

Item, % CON R150 R220 R275 SEMb Contrastc
1 2 3
d 7         
 Dry matter 82.48 84.07 84.37 86.24 0.79 0.02 0.07 0.43
 Nitrogen 81.53 82.35 82.46 82.40 2.68 0.78 0.99 0.98
 Energy 83.05 85.55 85.86 86.32 0.83 0.01 0.52 0.94
d 21         
 Dry matter 82.60 83.83 85.02 85.05 1.49 0.26 0.57 0.75
 Nitrogen 81.56 83.01 82.77 82.82 1.03 0.29 0.90 0.91
 Energy 80.91 82.72 84.43 84.43 0.87 0.01 0.18 0.44
d 42         
 Dry matter 80.71 83.91 85.60 83.70 0.97 0.01 0.88 0.15
 Nitrogen 81.69 84.89 84.85 84.21 1.02 0.02 0.64 0.82
 Energy 82.89 834.16 83.76 83.07 0.84 0.44 0.37 0.88
  1. aAbbreviation: CON basal diet, R150 basal diet + nucleotides 150 mg/kg, R220 basal diet + nucleotides 220 mg/kg, R275 basal diet + nucleotides 275 mg/kg
  2. bStandard error mean
  3. cContrast: 1) CON vs. mean of nucleotide groups; 2) R150 vs. R275; 3) R220 vs. mean of R150 and R275