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Table 1 Composition of Phase-1 and Phase-2 diets, as-fed basisa

From: Disappearance and appearance of an indigestible marker in feces from growing pigs as affected by previous- and current-diet composition

  DDC CS DDGS
Ingredient, g/kg    
 Corn 784.0 567.0
 Soybean meal 180.0 180.0 150.0
 Dehulled, degermed corn 781.9
 Dried distillers grains with solubles 250.0
 Soybean oil 5.0 5.0 5.0
 L-Lysine · HCl 1.1
 Dicalcium phosphate 8.5 7.0 1.5
 Limestone 7.0 7.5 10.0
 Sodium chloride 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Vitamin premixb 0.5 0.5 0.5
 Trace mineral premixc 0.5 0.5 0.5
 Markerd 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Claye 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Antibioticf 0.5 0.5 0.5
Calculated composition, g/kg unless otherwise noted   
 Calcium 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Crude fat, 12.0 41.0 53.0
 Crude protein 142.7 150.6 187.6
 Lysine 7.5 7.5 7.5
 Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 3,293 3,332 3,193
 NDF 45.0 91.0 154.0
 Phosphorus 3.4 4.7 4.8
 Sulfur 1.0 1.8 2.1
Analyzed composition, g/kg unless otherwise notedg   
 Crude fat 12.8 37.2 47.7
 Crude protein 132.5 160.0 197.5
 Gross energy, kcal/kg 3,770 3,973 4,131
 NDF 25.1 72.5 125.0
 Phosphorus 2.8 4.6 4.9
 Sulfur 1.7 2.0 3.2
  1. a Abbreviations: DDC dehulled, degermed corn, CS corn, soybean meal, DDGS distillers dried grains with solubles
  2. bSupplied per kilogram of diet: vitamin A, 6,600 IU; vitamin D3, 880 IU; vitamin E, 44 IU; vitamin K (menadione sodium bisulfate complex), 6.4 mg; thiamin, 4.0 mg; riboflavin, 8.8 mg; pyridoxine, 4.4 mg; vitamin B12, 33 μg; folic acid, 1.3 mg; niacin, 44 mg; pantothenic acid, 22 mg; and D-biotin, 0.22 mg
  3. cSupplied per kilogram of diet: Zn, 131 mg as ZnO; Fe, 131 mg as FeSO4 · H2O; Mn 45 mg, as MnO; Cu, 13 mg as CuSO4 · 5H2O; I, 1.5 mg as CaI2O6; Co, 0.23 mg as CoCO3; and Se, 0.28 mg as Na2O3Se
  4. dThe addition of 0.5%, Cr2O3 (≥98% purity; Elementis Chromium LP, Corpus Christi, TX) represents an addition of 3.35 mg Cr/g diet; averaged across diets, the analyzed content equaled 2.76 mg Cr/kg diet (Phase-1). The addition of 0.5% TiO2 (99% purity, Tronox Pigments GmBH, Krefield, Germany) represents an addition of 2.97 mg titanium/g diet; averaged across diets, the analyzed content equaled 2.89 mg titanium/kg diet (Phase-2)
  5. eAB-20 (Prince Agriproducts, Quincy, IL)
  6. fTylan-40 supplied 44 mg/kg of diet (Elanco, Greenfield, IN)
  7. gDiets were analyzed at the USDA-ARS (Ames, IA), except for phosphorus which was analyzed by SDK Labs (Hutchison, KS)