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Table 1 Ingredient and nutrient composition of diets

From: Lipopolysaccharide derived from the digestive tract triggers an inflammatory response in the uterus of mid-lactating dairy cows during SARA

Ingredients, % of DM LCa HCa
Corn silage 30.0 20.0
Alfalfa 30.0 20.0
Maize 22.7 33.6
Wheat bran 5.1 15.0
Soybean meal 9.8 9.0
Calcium phosphate dibasic 0.9 0.5
Limestone 0.0 0.5
Salt 0.3 0.3
Premixb 1.0 1.0
Total 100.0 100.0
Nutritional Compositionc
 NE MJ/kg 6.3 6.7
 CP % 16.0 16.2
 EE % 3.9 4.1
 NDF % 37.7 31.9
 ADF % 22.7 17.5
 NFC % 33.4 40.3
 Starch, % 25.3 32.2
 Ca % 0.9 0.8
 P % 0.4 0.4
  1. aTreatment LC, 40% grain on DM basis; HC, 60% grain on DM basis
  2. NE Net energy mega joules, CP crude protein, EE ether extract, NDF neutral Detergent fiber, NFC non-forage carbohydrates, ADF Acid detergent fiber
  3. bThe premix contained VA,1.900,000 IU/kg; VD, 250,000 IU/kg; VE, 3484.32 IU/Kg; Niacin, 4,000 mg/Kg; Cu, 1,200 mg/Kg; Fe, 525 mg/Kg; Zn, 13,000 mg/Kg; Mn, 5,500 mg/kg; I, 170 mg/Kg; Co, 50 mg/Kg; Se, 27 mg/Mg
  4. cThe calculated nutritional composition values