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Table 4 Composition of the basal experimental diets fed in phase I (body weight < 15 kg) and II (body weight > 15 kg)

From: Effects of dietary polyphenol-rich plant products from grape or hop on pro-inflammatory gene expression in the intestine, nutrient digestibility and faecal microbiota of weaned pigs

  Phase I Phase II
Composition (g/kg)   
Wheat 381.7 406.4
Barley 315 302
Soy bean meal (44% crude protein) 250 240
Soy oil 15 15
Mineral and vitamin premix* 33.5 33.4
L-Lysine 2.6 1.5
DL-methionine 1.0 0.5
L-threonine 1.2 0.7
Titanium dioxide - 0.5
Concentration of nutrients
Metabolizable energy (MJ/kg) 13.7 13.3
Dry matter (%) 88.8 88.2
Crude protein (%) 19.8 18.5
Crude fiber (%) 3.3 4.3
Crude fat (%) 3.5 4.0
Crude ash (%) 5.1 5.0
Digestible lysine (%) 1.16 1.05
Digestible methionine + cysteine (%) 0.62 0.57
Digestible threonine (%) 0.69 0.63
Digestible tryptophan (%) 0.21 0.21
  1. *The mineral and vitamin premix (Bergin Novamast, Bergophor, Kulmbach, Germany) provided the following per kg diet: 1.34 g lysine, 1,020 FYT phytase, 102 mg iron, 102 mg manganese, 102 mg zinc, 20.4 mg copper, 2.21 mg iodine, 0.44 mg selenium, 13,400 IE vitamin A, 2,244 IE vitamin D3, 102 mg vitamin E, 2.55 mg vitamin K, 2.55 mg vitamin B1, 6.8 mg vitamin B2, 5.1 mg vitamin B6, 34 μg vitamin B12, 34 mg nicotinic acid, 17 mg Ca-D-pantothenic acid, 1 mg folic acid, 136 μg biotin, 340 g choline chloride.
  2. Calculated according to recommendations of German Society for Nutrition Physiology.
  3. Analysed (mean values of three analyses per diet).
  4. calculated using tabular values from AMINODat® 4.0 (Evonik Industries AG, Essen, Germany).