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Table 2 Composition and nutrient levels of basal diets (air-dry basis; %)

From: Dietary xylo-oligosaccharide supplementation alters gut microbial composition and activity in pigs according to age and dose

Items Diet of growing pigs Diet of fattening pigs
Corn 60.00 61.00
Barley 6.00 8.00
Soybean oil 2.00 1.50
Soybean meal 27.50 25.00
Calcium hydrogen phosphate 0.10 0.10
Lysine 0.16 0.18
Methionine 0.02 0.03
Threonine 0.10 0.07
Antioxidants 0.02 0.02
Mold inhibitor 0.10 0.10
Premixa 4.00
Premixb 4.00
Total 100.00 100.00
Nutrition levelc   
Total digestion energy/(MJ/kg) 13.92 13.78
Crude protein 17.20 16.40
Crude fat 4.70 4.30
Lysine 1.17 1.08
Methionine 0.33 0.30
Threonine 0.77 0.71
Calcium 0.77 0.74
Total phosphorus 0.56 0.52
  1. a, bThe premix compositions were in accordance with NRC (2012) recommended nutrient requirements for growing and fattening pigs
  2. cNutrient levels were calculated values