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Table 1 Ingredients of experimental diets (as-fed basis)1

From: Oat bran and wheat bran impact net energy by shaping microbial communities and fermentation products in pigs fed diets with or without xylanase

Item   Test diets
Basal diet 36% OB 27% WB 15% OB 12% WB
Ingredients, %
 Corn 71.60 45.12 51.74 60.57 62.77
 Soybean meal 24.96 15.73 18.04 21.11 21.88
 Oat bran 36.00 15.00
 Wheat bran 27.00 12.00
 Dicalcium phosphate 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
 Limestone 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90
 Salt 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35
 Premix2 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
 Lys HCl 0.50 0.32 0.36 0.42 0.44
 Met 0.07 0.04 0.05 0.06 0.06
 Thr 0.16 0.10 0.12 0.14 0.14
 Val 0.06 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.05
  1. 1OB Oat bran, WB Wheat bran. The xylanase was provided by Bestzyme Co. Ltd. (Jinan, China). Enzyme was added to one half of each diet at the rate of 40 g/1000 kg diet to supply enzyme activity of 5000 U/kg complete feed (as-fed basis)
  2. 2Vitamin-mineral premix supplied the following per kg of complete diet: vitamin A as retinyl acetate, 5512 IU; vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol, 2200 IU; vitamin E as DL-alpha-tocopheryl acetate, 30 IU; vitamin K3 as menadione nicotinamide bisulfite, 2.2 mg; vitamin B12, 27.6 μg; riboflavin, 4 mg; pantothenic acid as DL-calcium pantothenate, 14 mg; niacin, 30 mg; choline chloride, 400 mg; folacin, 0.7 mg; thiamin as thiamine mononitrate, 1.5 mg; pyridoxine as pyridoxine hydrochloride, 3 mg; biotin, 44 μg; Mn as MnO, 40 mg; Fe as FeSO4·H2O, 75 mg; Zn as ZnO, 75 mg; Cu as CuSO4·5H2O, 25 mg; I as KI, 0.3 mg; Se as Na2SeO3, 0.3 mg