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Table 1 Ingredient compositions of experimental dietsa

From: Dietary supplementation of Bacillus subtilis influenced intestinal health of weaned pigs experimentally infected with a pathogenic E. coli

Ingredient, % Control diet
Corn 44.51
Dried whey 15.00
Soybean meal 14.00
Fish meal 10.00
Soy protein concentrate 7.00
Lactose 6.00
Soybean oil 2.00
Limestone 0.56
L-Lysine·HCl 0.15
DL-Methionine 0.06
L-Threonine 0.02
Salt 0.40
Vit-mineral, Sow 6b 0.30
Total 100.00
Calculated energy and nutrients, as-fed
 Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 3487
 SID Lysine, % 1.35
 SID Methionine, % 0.44
 SID Threonine, % 0.79
 SID Tryptophan, % 0.23
 SID Methionine and Cysteine, % 0.74
 SID Leucine, % 1.68
 SID Isoleucine, % 0.86
 SID Valine, % 0.95
Analyzed nutrients, % as-fed
 Crude protein, % 23.05
 Ca, % 1.04
 Total P, % 0.75
  1. aTwo additional diets were formulated by adding low (1.28 × 109 CFU/kg) or high dose (2.56 × 109 CFU/kg) of Bacillus subtilis (DSM 25841) to the control diet, respectively
  2. bProvided the following quantities of vitamins and micro minerals per kilogram of complete diet: Vitamin A as retinyl acetate, 11136 IU; vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol, 2208 IU; vitamin E as DL-alpha tocopheryl acetate, 66 IU; vitamin K as menadione dimethylprimidinol bisulfite, 1.42 mg; thiamin as thiamine mononitrate, 0.24 mg; riboflavin, 6.59 mg; pyridoxine as pyridoxine hydrochloride, 0.24 mg; vitamin B12, 0.03 mg; D-pantothenic acid as D-calcium pantothenate, 23.5 mg; niacin, 44.1 mg; folic acid, 1.59 mg; biotin, 0.44 mg; Cu, 20 mg as copper sulfate and copper chloride; Fe, 126 mg as ferrous sulfate; I, 1.26 mg as ethylenediamine dihydriodide; Mn, 60.2 mg as manganese sulfate; Se, 0.3 mg as sodium selenite and selenium yeast; and Zn, 125.1 mg as zinc sulfate