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Table 1 Chemical composition and nutrient levels of diets

From: Feeding a high-grain diet reduces the percentage of LPS clearance and enhances immune gene expression in goat liver

Ingredient Percentage (%) of ingredients (dry matter)
LG diet HG diet
Chinese wildrye hay 48.00 32.00
Alfalfa hay 12.00 8.00
Corn 28.78 43.17
Soybean meal 8.45 12.68
limestone 0.77 1.25
Calcium phosphate dibasic 1.10 1.65
Salt 0.40 0.50
Premix a 0.50 0.75
Forage: Concentrate 6:4 4:6
Nutrient levels, % of dry matter
Dry mater, % 88.90 88.60
Net energy, MJ/kg 5.40 5.89
CP, % 12.24 13.45
NDF, % 36.55 27.69
ADF, % 24.04 17.54
  1. aPremix provided: 3000, 1250, and 40 IU kg−1 of diet of vitamin A, D and E, and 6.25, 62.5, 62.5, 50, 0.25, 0.125, 0.125 mg kg−1 of diet of Cu, Fe, Zn, Mn, I, Se, Co, respectively. CP: crude protein; NDF: neutral detergent fibre; ADF: acid detergent fibre.