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Table 3 Effect of dietary inclusion of citrus pulp, fish by-product and Bacillus subtilis fermentation biomass on growth performance of weanling pigs 1

From: Effects of citrus pulp, fish by-product and Bacillus subtilis fermentation biomass on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and fecal microflora of weanling pigs

Item Citrus pulp, fish by-product, and Bacillus subtilis fermentation biomass, % SEM2 P-values3
0 2.5 5.0 Linear Quadratic
Phase I (d 0  14)  
ADG, g 441 460 474 14.86 0.145 0.871
ADFI, g 721 706 689 8.51 0.053 0.937
G:F, g/kg 613b 652ab 688a 19.96 0.018 0.960
Phase II (d 15  28)  
ADG, g 515 540 576 16.80 0.057 0.688
ADFI, g 1,087 1,129 1,123 13.36 0.163 0.686
G:F, g/kg 474b 478ab 512a 9.06 0.018 0.199
Overall (d 0  28)  
ADG, g 478 500 525 11.40 0.250 0.944
ADFI, g 904 917 906 13.74 0.058 0.747
G:F, g/kg 529b 545ab 579a 11.53 0.024 0.545
  1. abValues with different superscripts of the row significantly differ (p < 0.05).
  2. 1Data represent means based on 6 replicates per treatment.
  3. 2Standard error of means.
  4. 3Linear and quadratic effects of increasing citrus pulp and Bacillus subtilis fermentation biomass in the diet.