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Table 2 Ingredient, chemical, and trace mineral composition of control diet and diet added with trace mineral-fortified microbial culture (TMC)a

From: Effect of feeding mixed microbial culture fortified with trace minerals on ruminal fermentation, nutrient digestibility, nitrogen and trace mineral balance in Sheep

Items Control TMC added
Ingredient composition (g/d)
 Concentrate mix 510.0 510.0
 Rye straw 340.0 340.0
 Total 850.0 876.1
Chemical composition (%)
 Dry matter 87.8 87.6
 Organic matter 92.2 91.5
 Crude protein 11.7 11.8
 Ether extract 1.8 1.7
 Crude fiber 21.2 20.7
 Neutral detergent fiber 47.9 47.1
 Acid detergent fiber 28.0 27.5
 Nitrogen free extracts 57.6 57.2
 Crude ash 7.8 8.6
 Ca 0.79 0.79
 P 0.39 0.39
Trace mineral composition, mg/kg
 Zn 54.0 89.0
 Cu 14.4 27.1
 Co 0.02 0.11
 Fe 557.0 674.3
 Mn 97.4 101.7
 Mo 0.26 0.25
  1. aOn a dry matter basis