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Table 1 Ingredient and nutrient composition (DM basis) of the basal diet for dairy cows during the experimental period

From: Prepartum body conditions affect insulin signaling pathways in postpartum adipose tissues in transition dairy cows

Itema Close-up dry period Lactation period
Ingredient, %
 Roughage 56.8 45.0
 Concentrate 43.2 55.0
Chemical analysis
 NEL, Mcal/kg 1.47 1.76
 DM, % 58.7 53.8
 CP, % 14.2 17.4
 Fat, % 3.1 6.1
 NDF, % 52.9 33.4
 ADF, % 28.1 19.6
 Calcium, % 0.42 0.8
 Phosphorus, % 0.44 0.3
  1. aDM Dry matter, NEL Net energy for lactation, CP Crude protein, NDF Neutral detergent fiber, ADF Acid detergent fiber