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Table 1 Ingredient compositions of experimental diets1

From: Supplementation of oligosaccharide-based polymer enhanced growth and disease resistance of weaned pigs by modulating intestinal integrity and systemic immunity

Ingredient, % Control diet
Corn 44.51
Dried whey 15.00
Soybean meal 14.00
Fish meal 10.00
Soy protein concentrate 7.00
Lactose 6.00
Soybean oil 2.00
Limestone 0.56
L-Lysine·HCl 0.15
DL-Methionine 0.06
L-Threonine 0.02
Salt 0.40
Vit-mineral, Sow 62 0.30
Total 100.00
Calculated energy and nutrient
 Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 3487
 Net energy, kcal/kg 2615
 Crude protein, % 22.97
 Ile,3% 0.86
 Leu,3% 1.68
 Lys,3% 1.35
 Met,3% 0.44
 Thr,3% 0.79
 Trp,3% 0.23
 Val,3% 0.95
 Met + Cys,3% 0.74
 Ca, % 0.80
 Total P, % 0.69
 Digestible P, % 0.47
Analyzed nutrients, %
 Dry matter 89.6
 Crude protein 22.58
 ADF 2.87
 NDF 6.99
 Ca 1.04
 P 0.70
  1. 1Three additional diets were formulated by adding 10 mg/kg of group A6 type 1-based polymer, 20 mg/kg of group A6 type 1-based polymer (Coligo), or 50 mg/kg of Carbadox to the control diet, respectively
  2. 2Provided the following quantities of vitamins and micro minerals per kilogram of complete diet: Vitamin A as retinyl acetate, 11,136 IU; vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol, 2208 IU; vitamin E as DL-alpha tocopheryl acetate, 66 IU; vitamin K as menadione dimethylprimidinol bisulfite, 1.42 mg; thiamin as thiamine mononitrate, 0.24 mg; riboflavin, 6.59 mg; pyridoxine as pyridoxine hydrochloride, 0.24 mg; vitamin B12, 0.03 mg; D-pantothenic acid as D-calcium pantothenate, 23.5 mg; niacin, 44.1 mg; folic acid, 1.59 mg; biotin, 0.44 mg; Cu, 20 mg as copper sulfate and copper chloride; Fe, 126 mg as ferrous sulfate; I, 1.26 mg as ethylenediamine dihydriodide; Mn, 60.2 mg as manganese sulfate; Se, 0.3 mg as sodium selenite and selenium yeast; and Zn, 125.1 mg as zinc sulfate
  3. 3Amino acids were indicated as standardized ileal digestible AA