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Table 2 Ingredient and chemical composition of experimental diets

From: Effects of brewers’ spent grain protein hydrolysates on gas production, ruminal fermentation characteristics, microbial protein synthesis and microbial community in an artificial rumen fed a high grain diet

Item Contents
Ingredient, %
 Barley silagea 10.0
 Barley grainb, ground 87.0
 Supplementc 3.0
Chemical composition, % of DM
 DM 91.6
 OM 95.2
 CP 11.8
 NDF 20.0
 ADF 8.0
 Starch 50.3
  1. a Composition (DM basis): 31.8% DM, 94.1% OM, 42.9% NDF, 26.7% ADF, 16.4% starch, and 9.6% CP
  2. b Composition (DM basis): 90.2% DM, 98.4% OM, 14.9% NDF, 4.1% ADF, 55.9% starch and 12.4% CP
  3. c Supplied per kilogram of dietary DM: 565 g barley grain, 100 g canola meal, 250 g calcium carbonate, 25 g molasses, 30 g salt, 20 g urea, 0.66 g vitamin E 500 and 10 g premix. The premix in the supplement contained per kilogram of dietary DM: 15 mg of Cu, 65 of mg Zn, 28 mg of Mn, 0.7 mg of I, 0.2 mg of Co, 0.3 mg of Se, 6000 IU of vitamin A, 600 IU of vitamin D, and 47 IU of vitamin E