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Table 1 Ingredients and nutrient composition of the experimental diets

From: Rumen-derived lipopolysaccharide enhances the expression of lingual antimicrobial peptide in mammary glands of dairy cows fed a high-concentrate diet

Ingredients, % of DM Percentage (%)of ingredients (dry matter)
LCD1 HCD1
 Corn silage 30.00 20.00
 Alfalfa hay 30.00 20.00
 Maize 22.78 33.6
 Wheat bran 5.15 15
 Soybean meal 9.81 9
 Calcium phosphate dibasic 0.92 0.53
 Powder 0 0.52
 Salt 0.35 0.35
 Premix2 1 1
 Total 100 100
 Forage:concentrate 6:4 4:6
Nutritional composition3
 Net energy, MJ/kg 6.32 6.74
 CP, % 16 16.2
 EE, % 3.96 4.15
 NDF, % 37.71 31.92
 ADF, % 22.75 17.55
 NFC, % 32.43 40.31
 Ca, % 0.9 0.8
 P, % 0.45 0.45
  1. 1 LCD, low-concentrate diet; HCD, high-concentrate diet
  2. 2 The premix contained VA,1,900kU/kg; VD, 250kU/kg; VE, 3000 mg/kg; niacin, 4000 mg/kg; Cu, 1200 mg/kg; Fe, 525 mg/kg; Zn, 13,000 mg/kg; Mn, 5500 mg/kg; I, 170 mg/kg; Co, 50 mg/kg; Se, 27 mg/kg
  3. 3 The calculated nutritional composition values