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Table 1 Composition and nutrient profile of the basal diets (as fed basis), %

From: Microencapsulated essential oils combined with organic acids improves immune antioxidant capacity and intestinal barrier function as well as modulates the hindgut microbial community in piglets

Ingredients Content Nutritional level Content
Corn, CP 7.6% 60.24 Calculated values  
Whey powder, CP 3.8% 10.00 Digestive energy, kcal/kg 3487
Soybean meal, CP 43.6% 13.90 Crude protein 18.50
Fermented soybean meal, CP 51% 5.00 Ether extract 4.20
Angel yeast, CP 51.3% 3.00 Lactose 8.00
Fish meal, CP 65.3% 3.00 Calcium 0.60
Soybean oil 1.00 Phosphorus 0.48
Salt 0.40 Sodium 0.31
Dicalcium phosphate 0.54 Lysine 1.54
Limestone 0.28 Methionine 0.56
L-Lysine HCl, 78% 0.71 Threonine 0.83
DL-Methionine, 98% 0.33 Tryptophan 0.27
Threonine, 98% 0.33  
L-Tryptophan, 98% 0.11 Analyzed values 2  
Valine 0.18 Gross energy, kcal/kg 3867
Zinc oxide 0.20 Crude protein 18.42
10,000-IU Phytase 0.03 Ether extract 4.37
Chromic oxide 0.25 Dry matter 87.29
Non-antibiotic premix1 0.50 Organic matter 94.80
Total 100.00   
  1. 1Non-antibiotic premix for per kilogram diet included: vitamin A, 12,000 IU; vitamin D3, 2000 IU; vitamin E, 24 IU; vitamin K3, 2.0 mg; vitamin B1, 2.0 mg; riboflavin, 6.0 mg; vitamin B6, 3 mg; vitamin B12, 24 μg; nicotinic acid, 30 mg; pantothenic acid, 20 mg; folic acid, 3.6 mg; biotin, 0.1 mg; choline chloride, 0.4 mg; iron, 96 mg; copper, 8.0 mg; zinc, 120 mg; manganese, 40 mg; iodine, 0.56 mg; selenium, 0.4 mg
  2. 2The analyzed values were the average of the 3 feed nutrient levels measured in the Ctrl antibiotic growth promoter (AGP) and microencapsulated essential oils and organic acids (MOA) groups