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Table 1 Chemical composition of the diet substrates and main Herbmix phytochemicals

From: Effects of herbal nutraceuticals and/or zinc against Haemonchus contortus in lambs experimentally infected

Substrate DM NDF ADF CP N Ash Zinc Phenolic
acids
Diterpenes Flavonoids
  (g/kg) (g/kg DM) (g/kg DM) (g/kg DM) (g/kg DM) (g/kg DM) (mg/kg) (mg/g DM) (mg/g DM) (mg/g DM)
Herbmix 905 532 452 207 33 84 26.2 3.55 4.89 9.96
Meadow hay 900 651 556 163 27 91 66.3 n.d. n.d. n.d.
Concentrate 878 136 83 309 49 29 41.1 n.d. n.d. n.d.
Concentrate
+ zinc
876 254 93 352 56 30 88.8 n.d. n.d. n.d.
  1. DM dry matter, NDF neutral-detergent fiber, ADF acid-detergent fiber, CP crude protein, N nitrogen, Ash mineral matter present in feed, n.d. not determined