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Table 6 Comparison of alpha-diversity indexes in the rumen and feces of yaks and cattle-yaks

From: Comparative study of growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal and fecal bacterial community between yaks and cattle-yaks raised by stall-feeding

Items Groups SEM P-value
YAK CAY
Rumen
 Observed species 1277.80 1355.80 41.892 0.430
 Chao1 1540.92 1591.96 45.259 0.638
 ACE 1538.92 1600.44 44.785 0.565
 Shannon 6.02 6.17 0.090 0.497
Feces
 Observed species 897.80 996.60 22.190 0.014
 Chao1 1175.18 1284.89 33.613 0.104
 ACE 1220.33 1303.95 31.887 0.207
 Shannon 5.38 5.74 0.101 0.069
  1. SEM standard error of mean, YAK yaks (n = 5), CAY cattle-yaks (n = 5)