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Table 3 Effects of sugar beet pulp levels supplementation on growth performance in weaning pigsa

From: Effect of Dietary sugar beet pulp supplementation on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, fecal Microflora, blood profiles and Diarrhea incidence in weaning pigs

Criteria Treatmentb SEMc P-valued
PC SBP3 SBP6 SBP9 SBP12 Lin. Quad.
Body weight, kg
Initial 9.01 9.01 9.01 9.01 9.01 0.300 - -
2 week 12.83 12.15 12.48 12.63 12.32 0.380 0.68 0.86
5 week 20.79 19.77 21.21 22.67 21.23 0.625 0.16 0.47
ADG, g
0–2 week 273 229 248 259 235 11.7 0.80 0.83
3–5 week 379 370 393 478 424 18.9 0.20 0.29
0–5 week 337 314 336 390 349 14.8 0.28 0.37
ADFI, g
0–2 week 352 308 345 332 293 10.2 0.45 0.73
3–5 week 821 761 857 853 747 22.1 0.83 0.99
0–5 week 634 577 653 645 566 16.3 0.76 0.93
G:F ratio
0–2 week 0.78 0.73 0.73 0.80 0.81 0.025 0.17 0.52
3–5 week 0.57 0.59 0.64 0.71 0.65 0.033 0.42 0.60
0–5 week 0.68 0.68 0.75 0.81 0.72 0.035 0.58 0.69
  1. aA total 200 weaning pigs was fed from average initial body 9.01 ± 1.389 kg
  2. bPC: corn-SBM based diet + ZnO, SBP3: basal diet + SBP 3%, SBP6: basal diet + SBP 6%, SBP9: basal diet + SBP 9%, SBP12: basal diet + SBP 12%
  3. cStandard error of means
  4. dProbability values for the effects of SBP3, SBP6, SBP9, SBP12