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Table 1 Composition of the basal diet (as-fed basis)

From: Effects of dietary supplementation of a lipid-coated zinc oxide product on the fecal consistency, growth, and morphology of the intestinal mucosa of weanling pigs

Item Content
Ingredient (%)
 Corn 33.16
 Barley 8.00
 Soybean meal 10.00
 Dehulled soybean meal 10.00
 Wheat bran 3.00
 Limestone 0.30
 Sweet whey 12.56
 Lactose 4.20
 Fish meal 5.00
 Fermented soybean 4.15
 Sucrose 3.00
 Soy oil 3.00
 Organic acids 0.70
 Monocalcium phosphate 1.20
 Salt 0.30
 Vitamin premixa) 0.15
 Mineral premixb) (Zn-free) 0.20
 Othersc) 0.77
 Totald) 99.69
Nutritional composition
 Digestible energy (Mcal/kg) 3.50
 Crude protein (%) 18.50
 Ether extract (%) 4.50
 Lysine (%) 1.52
  1. a)Provided per kg: 1500 IU vitamin A, 2000 IU vitamin D3, 65 IU vitamin E, 1.5 mg vitamin K, 1.0 mg thiamin, 6 mg riboflavin, 20 mg pantothenic acid, 25 mg niacin, 1.5 mg vitamin B6, 1 mg folic acid, 25 μg vitamin B12, 25 μg biotin, and 150 mg choline
  2. b)Provided per kg: 160 mg Cu, 200 mg Fe, 40 mg Mn, 1 mg I, 0.15 mg Co, and 0.4 mg Se
  3. c)Provided per total weight: 0.1% choline-HCl, 0.347% L-lysine-HCl (78%), 0.150% DL-methionine (99%), 0.114% L-threonine (99%), 0.009% L-tryptophan, and 0.05% ethoxyquin
  4. d)Four experimental diets were supplemented to the basal diet with 125 and 3125 mg ZnO and with 139 and 278 mg of 10% lipid (w/w)-coated ZnO (Shield Zn®) per kg diet, respectively, as well as with 0 to 0.30% corn, to provide 100, 2500, 100, and 200 mg Zn/kg, respectively, and also to make 100.00 for the sum of percentages of all ingredients