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Table 1 Composition and nutrient levels of the basal diet

From: Microbiome and metabolic changes in milk in response to artemisinin supplementation in dairy cows

Item Content,  %
Ingredient
 Ground corn 9.58
 Corn silage 46.62
 Corn bran 3.70
 Steam-flaked corn 4.40
 Alfalfa hay 6.90
 Oat grass 2.50
 Soybean meal 5.00
 Dried distiller grains with solubles (DDGS) 4.40
 MEGALACa 0.90
 Extruded soybean 3.00
 Barley 2.76
 Wheat bran 2.76
 Sodium cyclamate 2.20
 Oats 1.30
 Canola meal 1.17
 Cottonseed meal 1.17
 NaHCO3 0.59
 Limestone 0.48
 NaCl 0.27
 Premixb 0.30
Chemical compositionc
 Crude protein (CP) 18.4
 Neutral detergent fiber (NDF) 31.1
 Acid detergent fiber (ADF) 15.6
 Ether extract 5.00
 Ca 0.77
 P 0.43
NEL, Mcal/kg 1.76
  1. aChurch and Dwight Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA
  2. bFormulated to provide (per kg of DM) 4,560 mg of Cu, 3,000 mg of Fe, 12,100 mg of Zn, 4,590 mg of Mn, 60 mg of Co, 200 mg of Se, 270 mg of I, 10,000 IU of vitamin E, 450,000 IU of vitamin D, 2,000,000 IU of vitamin A, and 3,000 mg of nicotinic acid
  3. cChemical composition based on chemical analysis of the total mixed ration (TMR), as described