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Table 1 Declared minimum nutritional values of the commercial nursery and grow-finish diets used in the present study (as-fed basis)

From: Effects of varying nursery phase-feeding programs on growth performance of pigs during the nursery and subsequent grow-finish phases

Item Nursery Grow-finish
  Phase 11 Phase 22 Phase 33 High Medium plane5
     Phase 14 Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3
CP6, % 21.0 21.0 20.5 18.2 17.5 15.5 13.4
Lysine, % 1.40 1.40 1.25 1.10 1.0 0.80 0.70
CF6, % 7.5 7.5 7.0 6.0 4.0 3.0 2.5
DE6, Mcal/kg 3.75 3.60 3.60 3.45 3.35 3.30 3.25
  1. 1-3Contained 20%, 7%, and 0% lactose and 35%, 8%, and 0% dried whey, respectively.
  2. 1-4Used for nursery pigs between d 21 and 54 of age.
  3. 5Provided to grow-finish pigs from d 54 through d 182 of age.
  4. 6CP, crude protein; CF, crude fat; DE, digestible energy.