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Table 1 Sow diet composition (as-fed basis)

From: Crumbled or mashed feed had no significant effect on the performance of lactating sows or their offspring

Items Gestation diet Lactation diet
Ingredients (%)   
 Corn 57.10 51.12
 Soybean meal (46 % CP) 10.65 24.61
 Wheat bran 12.00 4.00
 Rapeseed meal 3.70 2.50
 Rice bran 6.00 5.00
 Tallow 3.59 6.05
 Molasses 3.60 3.50
 Dicalcium phosphate 1.52 1.64
 Limstone 0.99 0.76
 Salt 0.60 0.50
 L-lysine HCl (98 %) 0.05 0.12
 Vitamin premixa 0.10 0.10
 Mineral premixb 0.10 0.10
Calculated composition   
 ME (MJ/kg) 3.19 3.44
 CP (%) 13.10 17.10
 Crude fat (%) 6.89 9.10
 Lys (%) 0.65 1.00
 Ca (%) 0.87 0.85
 P (%) 0.76 0.73
  1. aProvided per kilogram of complete diet: vitamin A, 10,000 IU; vitamin D3, 2000 IU; vitamin E, 48 IU; vitamin K3, 1.5 mg; riboflavin, 6 mg; niacin, 40 mg; d-pantothenic, 17 mg; biotin, 0.2 mg; folic acid, 2 mg; choline, 166 mg; vitamin B6, 2 mg; and vitamin B12, 28 μg
  2. bProvided per kilogram of complete diet: Fe (as FeSO47H2O), 90 mg; Cu (as CuSO45H2O), 15 mg; Zn (as ZnSO4), 50 mg; Mn (as MnO2), 54 mg; I (as KI), 0.99 mg; and Se (as Na2SeO35H2O), 0.25 mg