Skip to main content

Table 5 Ingredients and analysed composition of the experimental diets

From: Dietary inulin affects the intestinal microbiota in sows and their suckling piglets

   Gestation diet Lactation diet
Ingredients
   Wheat % 32.0 30.0
   Barley % 18.0 15.0
   Peas % 11.5 14.4
   Beans, extruded % 19.0 13.5
   Soybeans % - 10.0
   Wheat bran % 13.0 8.40
   Rapeseed cake % 2.50 4.80
   Premix % 2.70 2.90
   Sunflower oil % 1.30 1.00
Analysed composition
   Crude protein g/kg diet 161 185
   Crude fat g/kg diet 20.9 43.1
   Crude fiber g/kg diet 54.1 53.0
   Nitrogen-free extract g/kg diet 565 560
   Crude ash g/kg diet 46.8 49.6
   Calcium g/kg diet 7.45 8.59
   Total phosphorus g/kg diet 7.03 7.03
   Sodium g/kg diet 1.69 1.96
   Magnesium g/kg diet 1.28 1.96
   Potassium g/kg diet 6.80 8.58
   Iron mg/kg diet 277 298
   Zinc mg/kg diet 107 114
   Copper mg/kg diet 19.5 23.4
   Inulin g/kg diet 10.01 8.001
  1. 1Addition of inulin (Prebiofeed 95, Speerstra Feed Ingredients BV, Lemmer, Netherlands) for the inulin group: 20 g/kg diet (gestation diet) or 22 g/kg diet (lactation diet).