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Table 2 Effects of fiber sources on sow body condition

From: Impact of sugar beet pulp and wheat bran on serum biochemical profile, inflammatory responses and gut microbiota in sows during late gestation and lactation

Item CON SBP WB SEM P-value
Sow BW, kg
 d 85 gestation 232.5 235.7 228.7 4.35 0.53
 d 110 gestation 253.6 258.0 251.7 4.03 0.52
 Gestation gain 21.1 22.4 23.0 1.89 0.78
 d 1 of lactation 228.2 233.6 228.1 4.15 0.56
 Weaning 216.0 223.6 216.9 4.17 0.38
 Lactation loss 12.2a 10.0b 11.1ab 0.56 0.03
Backfat thickness, mm
 d 85 of gestation 13.53 13.80 13.47 0.60 0.92
 d 1 of lactation 14.67 15.00 14.53 0.65 0.87
 Gestation gain 1.13 1.20 1.07 0.24 0.92
 Weaning 12.07 12.93 12.27 0.68 0.65
 Lactation loss 2.60 2.07 2.27 0.23 0.27
  1. a-bMean values within a row with different letters differ at P < 0.05
  2. CON control diet; SBP sugar beet pulp diet; WB wheat bran diet