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Table 2 Analyzed copper contents in the experimental diets (mg/kg, as-fed basis)

From: Optimal dietary copper requirements and relative bioavailability for weanling pigs fed either copper proteinate or tribasic copper chloride

Copper source1 Copper level, mg/kg
0 5 10 20 40 80 160 200
TBCC 9.4 ± 2.1 14.9 ± 3.0 21.9 ± 3.3 28.1 ± 3.2 50.4 ± 4.7 90.6 ± 5.2 174.2 ± 10.4 213.4 ± 14.6
CuPro 9.4 ± 2.1 15.4 ± 2.2 22.3 ± 3.8 30.8 ± 3.5 51.3 ± 5.2 88.7 ± 9.8 170.8 ± 13.4
  1. Value expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD) based on triplicate determinations
  2. 1TBCC tribasic copper chloride, CuPro copper proteinate