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Table 1 Chemical composition of the experimental diets (g/kg)

From: Impacts of supplementing growing rabbit diets with whey powder and citric acid on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, meat and bone analysis, and gut health

Ingredients T1 T2 T3 T4 T5
Berseem hay 340 340 340 340 340
Yellow corn 150 150 150 150 150
Barely grain 150 150 142.5 135 127.5
Whey powder 0 0 7.5 15 22.5
Wheat bran 205 205 208 208 208
Soy bean meal 44% CP 139 139 139 139 139
Calcium carbonate 3 3 0 0 0
Premixa 3 3 3 3 5
Salt 5 5 5 5 3
Antitoxins (TOXY-NILL plus) 3 3 3 3 3
Anti-coccidial (AMPROL 128) 2 2 2 2 2
Calculated composition(g/kg)b
 Digestible energy (DE), kcal/kg 2515 2515 2517 2512 2507
 Crude protein 166.8 166.8 167.4 167.5 167.7
 Crude fiber 125.2 125.2 125.1 124.7 124.3
 Ether extract 26.6 26.6 26.7 26.7 26.8
 Calcium 6.29 6.29 8.61 11.99 15.36
 Available phosphorus 5.14 5.14 5.15 5.13 5.11
 Lysine 9.06 9.06 9.04 9.01 8.97
 Cystine 3.04 3.04 3.03 3.02 3.00
 Methionine 2.19 2.19 2.18 2.17 2.16
 Threonine 5.90 5.90 5.91 5.91 5.90
  1. aPremix: each 5 kg contain vit. A (1800,000 IU), vit. D3 (3,000,000 IU), vit. E (3200 mg), vit. B1 (200 mg), vit. B2 (600 mg), vit. B6 (200 mg), vit. B12 (2 mg), calcium antothenate (2000 mg), nicotinic acid (4400 mg), choline (10,000 mg), Fe (10,000 mg), Mn (10,000 mg), Cu (3000 mg), I (200 mg), Co (20 mg), Se (20 mg) and Zn (12,000 mg), Magnesium (100 g)
  2. bAccording to (NRC 1977)