Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Ingredients and chemical compositions of experimental diets (% of DM)

From: Effect of supplementation of allicin on methanogenesis and ruminal microbial flora in Dorper crossbred ewes

Itemb Total mixed ration Chinese wildrye hay
Ingredient, % of DM   
 Corn 17.0  
 Soybean meal 12.0  
 Chinese wildrye hay 68.7  
 CaHPO4 1.35  
 Limestone 0.25  
 NaCl 0.50  
 Premixa 0.24  
Chemical composition (deteremined)
 DM (% as fed) 88.6 91.4
 OM, 80.8 90.6
 GE, MJ/kg of DM 17.2 17.6
 CP 12.2 8.50
 NDF 41.4 70.7
 ADF 21.8 38.1
  1. aManufactured by Precision Animal Nutrition Research Centre, Beijing, China. The premix contained (per kg): 22.1 g Fe, 2.25 g Cu, 9.82 g Mn, 27.0 g Zn, 0.19 g Se, 0.54 g I, 0.09 g Co, 3.2 g Vitamin A, 0.8 g Vitamin D3, and 0.4 g Vitamin E
  2. bDM dry matter, OM organic matter, GE gross energy, CP crude protein, NDF neutral detergent fiber, ADF acid detergent fiber