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Table 4 Apparent total tract digestibility of organic matter and nutrients in piglets

From: Nutrient digestibility, organ morphometry and performance in vaccinated or non-vaccinated Lawsonia intracellularis infected piglets

Diet component Apparent total tract digestibility (%)
Vac Non-vac/cs- Non-vac/cs+
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Organic matter 86.4 1.46 86.9 1.81 84.8 2.19
Crude fat 72.1 4.08 73.1 6.15 71.5 4.31
Crude fibre 18.8 7.64 22.9 10.2 14.4 15.3
Crude protein 83.0a 1.72 83.9a 2.03 80.7b 2.57
Starch 98.9 0.27 99.0 0.15 98.8 0.26
  1. Vac vaccinated with Enterisol®Ileitis, Non-vac/cs- not vaccinated, clinically no signs, Non-vac/cs + not vaccinated, clinical signs
  2. a,bValues within a row with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.05