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Table 3 Effects of supplementation of rumen-protected methionine with low CP on disappearance using rumen simulation technique (n = 4)

From: Rumen-protected methionine a feed supplement to low dietary protein: effects on microbial population, gases production and fermentation characteristics

Substrate disappearance Treatments SEM P-value
HP LP LPLMet LPHMet
Dry matter (g/kg DM) 693.28 696.78 692.03 700.44 11.67 1.00
Crude protein (g/kg DM) 773.94b 815.94a 824.01a 832.61a 7.75 0.01
Neutral detergent fiber (g/kg DM) 612.60a 534.69b 594.54a 611.40a 9.85 < 0.01
Acid detergent fiber (g/kg DM) 450.21 433.48 510.24 466.35 18.95 0.58
Ether extract (g/kg DM) 809.60 827.56 838.16 833.50 12.30 0.89
Gross energy (MJ/kg DM) 667.91a 602.08b 635.46a 663.74a 8.72 < 0.01
  1. SEM, standard error of mean
  2. a,bSuperscripts values within the same row, are significantly different at (P < 0.05)