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Table 3 Concentrations of fat and protein in the milk and daily amount of milk protein of cows fed the control diet or the diet supplemented with green tea extract (GTE) in weeks 2 to 7 of lactation1

From: Effects of supplementation of green tea extract on the milk performance of peripartal dairy cows and the expression of stress response genes in the liver

WeekFat, % Protein, % Protein, kg/d 
ControlGTESEMControlGTESEMControlGTESEM
24.97a3.57b0.253.343.530.091.371.390.06
34.69a4.06b0.263.163.140.091.381.330.06
44.343.900.263.012.970.091.391.280.06
54.14a3.54b0.262.932.800.091.41a1.26b0.06
63.85a3.29b0.252.862.910.091.391.310.06
73.713.470.262.912.850.091.41a1.28b0.06
  1. 1Values are least square means, n = 15 for each group
  2. a,b Means within one week with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  3. SEM standard error of means