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Table 1 Compositions and nutrient levels of the basal diet (air-dried basis)a

From: Effects of plant essential oil supplementation on growth performance, immune function and antioxidant activities in weaned pigs

Composition Nutrient level
Ingredients Proportion, % Items Cotent, %
Maize 30.00 CP 19.80
Extruded maize 26.00 Ca 0.91
Soyabean meal, dehulled 10.50 Total P 0.55
Puffed soyabean 4.53 P (available) 0.37
Fishmeal 4.90 Lys 1.41
Soya protein concentrate 8.00 Met 0.47
Whey powder 8.00 Thr 0.79
Glucose 3.00 Trp 0.22
Soya oil 2.50 DE 14.02
Calcium carbonate 1.20  
Calcium phosphate 0.20
L-Lys HCl 0.38
NaCl 0.25
Choline chloride 0.10
DL-Met 0.15
Trp 0.01
L-Thr 0.03
Vitaminsb 0.05
Mineralsc 0.20
  1. aDietary nutrient level value was analyzed
  2. bThe vitamin and mineral premix (maize powder as diluent) provided the following amounts per kg complete diet: retinol, 8.4 mg; cholecalciferol, 0.008 mg; vitamin E, 20 mg; menadione, 1 mg; vitamin B12, 0.03 mg; riboflavin, 5 mg; niacin, 20 mg; pantothenic acid, 15 mg; folic acid, 0.5 mg; thiamin, 1.5 mg; pyridoxine, 2 mg; biotin, 0.1 mg
  3. cThe mineral premix provided the following amounts per kg complete diet: Fe, 100 mg (FeSO4·7H2O); Cu, 6 mg (CuSO4·5H2O); Zn, 100 mg (ZnSO4·7H2O); Mn, 4 mg (MnSO4.H2O); Se, 0.3 mg (Na2SeO3·5H2O); I, 0.14 mg (KI)