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Table 3 Ileal digestibility of nutrients in NBW and IUGR pigs*

From: Intrauterine growth restriction alters nutrient metabolism in the intestine of porcine offspring

Index NBW IUGR P- value
DM, % 73.5 ± 0.6a 72.1 ± 0.6b 0.02
GE, % 79.3 ± 1.2a 76.5 ± 0.9b 0.01
CP, % 79.8 ± 1.4 78.4 ± 1.5 0.23
Starch, % 96.7 ± 0.8a 92.6 ± 0.7b < 0.01
  1. *NBW normal birth weight, IUGR intrauterine growth restriction. Values are means ± SE, n = 12. Means with different lowercase letters represent differences between NBW and IUGR pigs