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Table 1 Ingredients and chemical composition of the basal diet (DM basis)

From: Partially replacing cornstarch in a high-concentrate diet with sucrose inhibited the ruminal trans-10 biohydrogenation pathway in vitro by changing populations of specific bacteria

Ingredient Content, %
 Alfalfa hay 14.50
 Corn silage 25.50
 Corn 28.20
 Soybean meal 18.60
 Cornstarch 9.00
 Corn gluten meal 2.50
 Sodium bicarbonate 0.40
 Mineral and vitamin premix 1 0.20
 Dicalcium phosphate 0.20
 Limestone 0.46
 Salt 0.44
Chemical composition (% DM)  
 Organic matter 94.3
 Crude protein 15.5
 Non fiber carbohydrates 2 49.9
 Neutral detergent fibre 25.1
 Acid detergent fibre 16.6
 Starch 38.7
 Sugar 3.96
  1. 1Providing Mn 63 mg, Zn 4,640 mg, Fe 972 mg, Cu 265 mg, Se 155 mg, I 251 mg, Co 57 mg, nicotinic acid 450 mg, VE 800 mg, VD 450 KIU and VA 1,860 KIU per kilogram
  2. 2Calculated by 100 – (% crude protein + % ether extract + % neutral detergent fibre)