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Table 6 Ingredients and chemical composition of experimental diets

From: Effects of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall addition on feed digestibility, fecal fermentation and microbiota and immunological parameters in adult cats

  Dietsa
Item CD YAM 0.3 YAM 0.6
Ingredients, g/kg dry matter
 Corn starch 10.0 7.0 4.0
 Original XPC 3.0 6.0
 Corn 453.5 453.5 453.5
 Poultry by-product meal 300.8 300.8 300.8
 Corn gluten 60% 93.9 93.9 93.9
 Poultry fat 92.1 92.1 92.1
 Liquid flavor enhancer 20.0 20.0 20.0
 Powder flavor enhancer 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Potassium chloride 4.3 4.3 4.3
 Salt 3.5 3.5 3.5
 Calcium carbonate 4.0 4.0 4.0
 Vitamins and mineral premixb 5.0 5.0 5.0
 Choline chloride 60% 4.0 4.0 4.0
 Mold inhibitor 2.0 2.0 2.0
 Antioxidant§ 0.4 0.4 0.4
 Taurine 1.5 1.5 1.5
Chemical composition, g/kg dry matter
 Dry matter, g/kg as fed 942.1 914.6 912.7
 Crude protein 345.0 328.0 332.4
 Acid-hydrolyzed fat 151.8 174.6 16.05
 Crude fiber 20.2 24.1 25.3
 Ash 65.4 75.3 72.1
 Nitrogen-free extract 417.7 398.0 409.7
 Calcium 11.3 13.9 13.0
 Phosphorus 11.3 11.2 10.8
 Gross energy, kcal/kg 4744 4567 4513
  1. aCD (control diet); YAM 0.3 (control diet containing 0.3% yeast with active metabolites); YAM 0.6 (control diet containing 0.6% of yeasts with active metabolites)
  2. Original XPC composition: crude protein - 15%; crude fat - 1.5%; crude fiber – 25%; ash – 9%; moisture 11%; arginine – 0.73%; cystine - 0.33%; glycine – 0.93%. histidine - 0.44%; isoleucine – 0.57%; leucine – 1.03%; lysine (total) – 0.87%; methionine – 0.28%; phenylalanine – 0.61%; proline – 0.93%; threonine – 0.60%; tyrosine 0.55%; tryptophan - 0.19%; valine – 0.78%; starch – < 10%; ADF – 24.68%; NDF - 37.74; calcium – 0.56%; chloride – 0.37%; magnesium – 0.39%; phosphorus – 0.54%; potassium – 2.57%; sodium - 0.09%; sulphur – 0.46%.
  3. bSupplements per kilogram of product: iron 100 mg; copper 10 mg; manganese 10 mg; zinc 150 mg; iodine 2 mg; selenium 0.3 mg; vitamin A 18000 IU; vitamin D 1200 IU; vitamin E 200 IU; thiamine 6 mg; riboflavin 10 mg; pantothenic acid 40 mg; niacin 60 mg; pyridoxine 6 mg; folic acid 0.30 mg; vitamin B12 0.1 mg. Antioxidants: BHA and BHT