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Table 8 Effects of sugar beet pulp levels supplementation on IgA and IgG 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.
IgA, mg/ml
 Initial 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.009 - -
 2 week 0.22 0.20 0.19 0.39 0.29 0.028 0.10 0.46
 5 week 0.46 0.52 0.45 0.50 0.45 0.029 0.68 0.93
IgG, mg/ml
 Initial 2.83 2.83 2.83 2.83 2.83 0.052 - -
 2 week 2.25 2.59 2.17 2.51 2.39 0.095 0.77 0.50
 5 week 3.04 3.63 3.05 3.72 3.11 0.125 0.49 0.96
  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 diet + SBP 12%
  3. c Standard error of means
  4. d Probability values for the effects of SBP3, SBP6, SBP9, SBP12