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Table 2 Growth performance and diarrhea incidence of weaned piglets

From: Tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) improves intestinal barrier function associated with TGR5-MLCK pathway and the alteration of serum metabolites and gut bacteria in weaned piglets

Itemsa CON TUDCA P-value
Initial BW, kg, n = 36 7.00 ± 0.12 7.06 ± 0.0.71 0.725
Final BW, kg, n = 36 18.61 ± 0.47 19.27 ± 3.26 0.360
ADG, g, n = 36 386.38 ± 13.14 418.82 ± 14.00 0.096
ADFI, g, n = 4 617.54 ± 39.05 670.77 ± 49.05 0.292
F/G, n = 4 1.53 ± 0.02 1.50 ± 0.02 0.163
Diarrhea incidence, %, n = 4 13.29 ± 1.03 6.85 ± 2.23** 0.005**
  1. a BW Body weight, ADG Average daily gain, ADFI Average daily feed intake, F/G Feed/gain ratio. Data are presented as the mean ± SEM. The P values were determined using two-tailed Student’s t-test (** P < 0.01)