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Table 2 Ingredients and nutrient composition of the rations during the seven-week dietary intervention study

From: A diet change from dry food to beef induces reversible changes on the faecal microbiota in healthy, adult client-owned dogs

  Rations
CD LMB MMB HMB MB
Ingredients, % of fresh weight in ration
 CD 100 61 34 15 -
 MB - 39 66 85 100
Nutrient composition, g/100 g DM
 Crude protein 27.1 32.5 38.9 46.2 55.3
 Crude lipid 16.3 21.0 26.7 33.1 41.2
 NFE 48.3 39.1 28.1 15.6 0
 Crude fibre 1.2 1.0 0.7 0.4 0
 Fibre (NSP) 10.4 8.4 6.1 3.4 0
 Ash 7.0 6.4 5.6 4.7 3.5
 ME (MJ/100 g DM) 1.80 1.93 2.09 2.28 2.50
 DM in ration, as fed 92.2 69.5 53.8 42.7 34.0
  1. Abbreviations and diet codes: CD commercial dry food (Felleskjøpet’s Labb adult), DM dry matter, HMB high minced beef, LMB low minced beef, MB minced beef (retail sourced, Norway), ME metabolizable energy, MJ megajoules, MMB moderate minced beef, NFE nitrogen-free extract, NSP non-starch polysaccharides