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Table 2 Chemical compositions of experimental diets (growing phase)

From: Effect of dietary energy levels and phase feeding by protein levels on growth performance, blood profiles and carcass characteristics in growing-finishing pigs

  Growing 1 phase (0-3 week) Growing 2 phase (4-6 week)
Treatment CON, P4, P5 LP5 CON P4, P5 LP5
ME (Kcal/kg)b ME 3,265 or 3,365 kcal/kg
Crude protein (%)b 18.0 17.2 18.0 16.3 15.6
Crude protein (%)a 17.7 17.0 18.3 16.5 15.5
Crude fat (%)a,c 2.6/4.2 2.6/4.4 3.2/4.2 3.0/4.0 2.7/4.5
Lysine (%)b 0.95 0.88 0.95 0.82 0.77
Methionine (%)b 0.26 0.25 0.26 0.25 0.24
Tryptophan (%)b 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.20 0.19
Tryptophan (%)b 0.72 0.69 0.72 0.65 0.63
Calcium (%)b 0.60 0.57 0.60 0.54 0.52
Total phosphorus (%)b 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.47 0.45
  1. aanalyzed value, bcalculated value, cAnalyzed crude fat content: ME 3,265 kcal diet/ME 3,365 kcal diet