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Table 4 Effects of forage level and Cr-Met chelate supplementation diets on blood metabolites obtained from native Korean beef steers (Hanwoo, Bos Taurus)

From: Effects of forage level and chromium-methionine chelate supplementation on performance, carcass characteristics and blood metabolites in Korean native (Hanwoo) steers

Item Treatment
LF 1) LFCM 2) HF 3) HFCM 4)
Triglycaride, mg/dl 29.25 ± 9.03a 24.42 ± 5.98a 31.05 ± 7.78a 22.33 ± 3.14a
Cholesterol, mg/dl 145.00 ± 15.28a 191.31 ± 18.38a 201.00 ± 4.24a 204.63 ± 17.78a
HDL-C, mg/dl 92.75 ± 7.41b 118.50 ± 22.41a 88.50 ± 7.78b 128.25 ± 17.40a
LDL-C, mg/dl 102.00 ± 15.98ab 87.17 ± 18.25ac 111.00 ± 14.14a 79.00 ± 13.18c
Glucose, mg/dl 49.50 ± 8.96ab 61.42 ± 18.46ab 41.50 ± 4.95a 65.30 ± 20.28c
BUN, mg/dl 15.20 ± 2.62a 14.92 ± 2.74a 13.95 ± 1.20a 15.33 ± 1.16a
T, Protein, g/dl 6.40 ± 0.14a 6.25 ± 0.93a 6.55 ± 0.07a 6.69 ± 0.70a
Albumin, g/dl 4.50 ± 0.24a 3.80 ± 0.65b 4.55 ± .35a 4.10 ± 0.46ab
Creatinine, mg/dl 1.38 ± 15.28a 1.30 ± 0.23a 1.50 ± 0.28a 1.39 ± 0.24a
Calcium, mg/dl 10.35 ± 0.57a 8.05 ± 1.95b 9.95 ± 0.49ab 8.43 ± 1.21b
Insulin, μU/ml 6.64 ± 1.09a 7.87 ± 2.37ab 9.04 ± 0.67ab 9.81 ± 1.57a
  1. 1)40% forage in raising stage and 1st fattening period + concentrate without Cr-Met.
  2. 2)40% forage in raising stage and 1st fattening period + concentrate with Cr-Met.
  3. 3)60% forage in raising stage and 1st fattening period + concentrate without Cr-Met.
  4. 4)60% forage in raising stage and 1st fattening period + concentrate with Cr-Met.
  5. a-cSignificant differences occurred at (P < 0.05).