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Table 2 Effects of oral administration of the MYCI mixture on growth performance of newborn piglets after an oral administration of PEDVa)

From: Medicinal herb extracts ameliorate impaired growth performance and intestinal lesion of newborn piglets challenged with the virulent porcine epidemic diarrhea virus

  Not challenged Challenged (Chal) P-value
CONb) (n = 5) MYCI (n = 5) SEM CON (n = 6) MYCI (n = 6) SEM Chal MYCI C × M
Initial wt, kg 2.61 2.69 0.251 2.55 2.60 0.229 0.758 0.801 0.946
Final wt, kg 2.80 2.89 0.258 2.43 2.65 0.235 0.232 0.545 0.797
ADGb), g 27 28 5.1 −18 7 4.7 <0.001 0.016 0.029
  1. aNewborn piglets received an oral challenge with 3 × 103.5 TCID50 of PEDV in PBS or PBS only and daily administration 60 mg of the MYCI mixture suspended in milk replacer or the vehicle for 7 days
  2. bCON, control; ADG, average daily gain