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Table 3 Piglet weight during the experiment

From: Zinc phosphate-based nanoparticles as alternatives to zinc oxide in diet of weaned piglets

Day Control 500 mg/kg 1000 mg/kg 2000 mg/kg
ZnO ZnA ZnC ZnO ZnA ZnC ZnO ZnA ZnC
0 6.6 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 0.4 7.4 ± 0.9 6.0 ± 0.9 7.9 ± 1.2 7.6 ± 1.7 6.8 ± 1.8 7.0 ± 0.9 7.6 ± 1.5 8.1 ± 0.9
10 7.7 ± 1.0 8.6 ± 1.1 8.6 ± 1.1 8.0 ± 1.1 9.0 ± 1.4 7.5 ± 1.3 9.1 ± 1.7 8.6 ± 1.1 8.9 ± 1.5 10.3 ± 0.9*
20 8.6 ± 1.5 9.9 ± 1.1 11.1 ± 0.9* 9.2 ± 1.1 11.5 ± 0.9* 11.3 ± 1.0* 9.8 ± 1.0 9.9 ± 1.3 12.0 ± 1.8* 10.9 ± 1.0
WG 2.0 ± 0.7 2.8 ± 1.4 3.7 ± 0.8* 3.2 ± 0.7 3.6 ± 0.8* 3.7 ± 1.6 3.0 ± 0.8 2.9 ± 0.9 4.4 ± 1.0* 2.8 ± 0.9
  1. WG weight gain (difference between average weight on day 0 and day 20)
  2. *indicates significant differences (P < 0.05) between the control and the treated group