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Table 2 Effect of lactation period on diversity at the phylum level in the fecal bacterial community

From: Dynamic changes of the fecal bacterial community in dairy cows during early lactation

Phyla Stage SEM P value
Fresh1d Fresh14d
Firmicutes 66.70 60.68 0.06 0.010
Bacteroidetes 25.38 33.93 1.52 0.008
Proteobacteria 2.73 0.46 0.01 0.003
Saccharibacteria 1.30 0.78 < 0.01 0.025
Spirochaetae 1.21 1.32 < 0.01 0.780
Actinobacteria 1.08 1.51 0.91 0.067
Verrucomicrobia 0.54 0.26 < 0.01 0.067
Tenericutes 0.52 0.84 < 0.01 0.003
Cyanobacteria 0.32 0.09 0.09 0.013
Fibrobacteres 0.09 0.10 0.05 0.380
  1. Fresh1d indicates fecal microbiota samples from cows on d1, Fresh14d indicates fecal microbiota samples from cows on d14