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Table 3 Milk composition of lactating sows

From: Increased maternal consumption of methionine as its hydroxyl analog promoted neonatal intestinal growth without compromising maternal energy homeostasis

  Treatment  
Item CON DLM HMTBA Pooled SEM
Postpartum d0     
 Milk fat 6.07 6.28 5.76 1.02
 Milk protein 7.79 7.75 7.55 1.14
 Solid-not-fat 20.52 20.70 22.20 2.72
Postpartum d7     
 Milk fat 7.23ab 6.66b 7.88a 0.57
 Milk protein 3.89 3.79 3.99 0.12
 Solid-not-fat 10.41 10.17 10.70 0.34
  1. Control (CON), DL-methionine (DLM), DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutanoic acid diets (HMTBA). a, bWithin a row, means without a common superscript differ (P < 0.05)