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Table 5 Effects of milk replacer on the alpha diversity index of 21-d weaned lambs

From: An intensive milk replacer feeding program benefits immune response and intestinal microbiota of lambs during weaning

Diversity index Group    Group   
CM HM SEM P-value CC HC SEM P-values
OTU 849.1 700.5 51.37 0.154 562.0 450.3 35.26 0.116
ACE 903.3 740.6 64.86 0.221 585.8 439.9 43.56 0.095
Chao1 886.9 735.1 62.72 0.239 571.5 423.6 43.04 0.085
Shannon 6.284 5.731 0.218 0.216 5.103 4.429 0.194 0.081
Simpson 0.953 0.914 0.014 0.185 0.910 0.880 0.011 0.203
Coverage (%) 0.992 0.993 0.001 0.307 0.995 0.996 < 0.001 0.165
  1. CM Control group, mucosa, HM High plane group, mucosa, CC Control group, chyme, HC High plane group, chyme