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Table 7 Effects of sugar beet pulp levels supplementation on blood profiles 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.
IGF-1, ng/dl
 Initial 53.7 53.7 53.7 53.7 53.7 3.21 - -
 2 week 132.8 158.9 134.6 125.7 113.6 8.31 0.13 0.77
 5 week 109.3 169.2 158.5 162.2 153.1 8.40 0.60 0.97
BUN, mg/dl
 Initial 6.96 6.96 6.96 6.96 6.96 0.306 - -
 2 week 10.70 11.06 10.58 11.60 9.48 0.423 0.44 0.45
 5 week 12.16a 10.40b 10.42b 9.90b 10.08b 0.272 0.57 0.89
  1. a Least squares means for 5 pigs per treatment
  2. b PC: corn-SBM based diet + ZnO, SBP3: basal diet + SBP 3%, SBP6: basal diet + SBP 6%, SBP9: basal diet + SBP 9%, SBP12: basal diets + SBP 12%
  3. c Standard error of means
  4. d Probability values for the effects of SBP3, SBP6, SBP9, SBP12