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Table 3 Chemical compositions of experimental diets (finishing 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

  Finishing 1 phase Finishing 2 phase Finishing 3 phase
Treatment CON, P4 P5 LP5 CON, P4 P5 LP5 CON, P4, P5 LP5
ME (Kcal/kg)b ME 3,265 or 3,365 kcal/kg
Crude protein (%)b 15.5 14.9 14.4 13.2 13.9 13.5 13.2 12.8
Crude protein (%)a 15.7 15.0 14.5 12.9 14.0 13.6 13.5 12.6
Crude fat (%)a,c 2.1/3.8 1.8/3.8 2.3/3.4 2.8/5.3 2.7/5.0 2.9/5.3 3.8/5.6 3.3/5.6
Lysine (%)b 0.75 0.72 0.68 0.60 0.65 0.62 0.60 0.57
Methionine (%)b 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.22 0.23 0.22 0.22 0.22
Tryptophan (%)b 0.18 0.18 0.17 0.15 0.16 0.15 0.15 0.14
Tryptophan (%)b 0.62 0.60 0.58 0.53 0.55 0.54 0.53 0.51
Calcium (%)b 0.50 0.50 0.48 0.45 0.46 0.45 0.45 0.43
Total phosphorus (%)b 0.45 0.44 0.43 0.40 0.41 0.41 0.40 0.38
  1. aanalyzed value, bcalculated value, cAnalyzed crude fat content: ME 3,265 kcal diet/ME 3,365 kcal diet