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Table 6 Apparent total tract digestibility in pigs on the control, enzyme, or immune system stimulation treatmenta

From: Lipopolysaccharide immune stimulation but not β-mannanase supplementation affects maintenance energy requirements in young weaned pigs

Item CONb ENZc ISSd SEM Treatment P-value
ATTDe, %
 DM 88.05 87.36 87.66 0.33 0.356
 GE 87.35 86.73 86.86 0.33 0.418
 CP 87.59 86.47 86.77 0.44 0.212
 EEf 70.41 69.62 66.85 1.18 0.122
 Starch 99.41 99.50 99.56 0.10 0.565
 NDF 68.81 66.11 70.23 1.55 0.178
 ADF 71.65 68.04 74.13 2.26 0.175
 Hemicelluloseg 65.00 63.51 64.99 0.92 0.429
  1. an = 10 pigs per treatment
  2. bControl treatment (CON) = pigs fed basal diet (0.0% β-mannanase) with saline injection
  3. cEnzyme treatment (ENZ) = pigs fed enzyme diet (0.056% β-mannanase) with saline injection
  4. dImmune system stimulation treatment (ISS) = pigs fed enzyme diet (0.056% β-mannanase) with LPS (Escherichia coli serotype O55:B5) injection
  5. eATTD, % = [(nutrient intake (kg) – fecal nutrient output (kg)) / nutrient intake (kg)] × 100
  6. fAcid hydrolyzed ether extract
  7. gHemicellulose = NDF - ADF