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Table 3 Effects of resveratrol and pterostilbene on growth performance of piglets from 21 to 28 days of agea

From: Comparison of the protective effects of resveratrol and pterostilbene against intestinal damage and redox imbalance in weanling piglets

Itemsb SR-CON
(Group I)
W-CON
(Group II)
W-RSV
(Group III)
W-PT
(Group IV)
Contrast
I vs. II I vs. III I vs. IV II vs. III II vs. IV III vs. IV
ADGc, g/d 271.03 ± 13.77 140.08 ± 10.03 155.16 ± 9.92 168.65 ± 5.91 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.731 0.235 0.791
ADFIc, g/d NA 205.16 ± 19.04 213.49 ± 10.04 223.02 ± 12.47 NA NA NA 0.912 0.661 0.887
FEc, g/g NA 0.69 ± 0.02 0.72 ± 0.02 0.76 ± 0.02 NA NA NA 0.377 0.033 0.348
  1. aValues are means ± standard error, n = 6
  2. bADG Average daily gain, ADFI Average daily feed intake, FE Feed efficiency, NA Not available, SR-CON Piglets continued to be nursed by sows aged between 21 and 28 days, W-CON Piglets were fed a basal diet aged between 21 and 28 days, W-RSV Piglets were fed a diet supplemented with 300 mg/kg of resveratrol aged between 21 and 28 days, W-PT Piglets were fed a diet supplemented with 300 mg/kg of pterostilbene aged between 21 and 28 days
  3. cOne-way ANOVA test