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Table 1 Composition of the basal diet (as-fed basis)

From: Effects of a lipid-encapsulated zinc oxide dietary supplement, on growth parameters and intestinal morphology in weanling pigs artificially infected with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Item Content
Ingredient, %  
ZnO1 0.01
Others2 999.99
Calculated chemical composition  
Digestible energy, MJ/kg 13.98
Crude protein, % 16.5
Ether extract, % 3.91
Lysine, % 1.13
  1. 1Substituted by 0.25% uncoated ZnO and 0.01% lipid-encapsulated ZnO in the high-ZnO (‘HIGH’) and lipid-encapsulated ZnO (‘LE’) diets, respectively (See Tables 2, 3, and 4).
  2. 2Grains-soy-whey-based ingredients, composition of which was reported previously (Kwon et al., [9]). One of the four experimental diets used in the present study contained 120 ppm of apramycin (‘ANTIBIO’).