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Table 7 Effect of dietary levels of copra meal with β-mannanase on nutrient digestibility in growing pigsa

From: Various levels of copra meal supplementation with β-Mannanase on growth performance, blood profile, nutrient digestibility, pork quality and economical analysis in growing-finishing pigs

Criteria Treatment SEMb P-value
Con CM10 CM15 CM20 CM25 Lin. Quad.
Nutrient digestibility (%)
 Dry matter 85.69 86.79 83.65 84.60 85.82 0.433 0.39 0.12
 Crude protein 83.19 83.93 80.95 80.76 80.68 0.551 0.02 0.73
 Crude fat 56.71 58.13 56.35 55.82 58.32 0.976 0.49 0.63
 Crude ash 65.47 67.57 60.99 64.45 64.00 1.184 0.87 0.60
Nitrogen retentionc, g/day
 N-intake 16.60 16.74 16.70 16.58 16.49 0.186 0.75 0.71
 N-feces 2.80 2.69 3.19 3.20 3.19 0.112 0.05 0.66
 N-urine 10.17 10.55 9.95 10.21 10.22 0.141 0.84 0.94
 N-retention 3.63 3.50 3.55 3.16 3.09 0.127 0.08 0.70
 N-digestibility (%) 21.81 20.90 21.24 19.10 18.73 0.692 0.13 0.81
  1. aA total of 15 barrows with an initial body weight 34.7 ± 0.24 kg
  2. bStandard error of the mean
  3. cN retention = N intake – Fecal N – Urinary N