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Table 1 Ingredient composition and nutrient content of experimental diets on a meal equivalent basis (g/kg)

From: Offspring subcutaneous adipose markers are sensitive to the timing of maternal gestational weight gain

Diet type Gestation Lactation Starter a Link a Weaner Finisher
Wheat 0 424 ndc ndc 455 404
Barley 893 350 ndc ndc 225 364
Soya 50 75 160 ndc ndc 180 200
Full fat soya 0   ndc ndc 100 0
Soya oil 10 40 ndc ndc 10 10
Mineral and vitaminsb 1.5 1.5 ndc ndc 3 1
Lysine HClc 0.5 2 ndc ndc 4 3
DL-Methioninec 0 0.7 ndc ndc 2 0.8
L-Threoninec 0 0.8 ndc ndc 1.5 1
Di-calcium phosphate 5 5 ndc ndc 5  
Limestone flour 11 12 ndc ndc 11 13
Salt 4 4 ndc ndc 3 3
Pulmotild 0 0 ndc + 0 0
Phytase 5000,e IU/g 0.1 0.1 ndc ndc 0.1 0.1
Chemical composition, g/kg       
Dry matter 871 873 870 870 872 870
Crude Protein 132 158 200 200 196 178
Fat 31 56 90 75 43 27
Crude fibre 45 35 25 30 36 37
Ash 44 46 60 60 50 44
Lysinef 6.2 9.1 16 15 13.1 11.1
Digestible energy,f MJ/kg 13 14.2 16.3 15.4 14.1 13.7
  1. Sow, weaner and finisher diets were manufactured onsite.
  2. Starter and link diets were manufactured by Devenish Nutrition (Belfast, Northern Ireland).
  3. aCommercial diets for which the ingredient composition was not disclosed (ndc).
  4. bProvided per kilogram of complete diet.
  5. Gestation and lactation diets: Cu, 38 mg; Fe, 70 mg; Mn, 62 mg; Zn, 80 mg; I, 0.6 mg; Se, 0.2 mg; vitamin A, 10000 IU; vitamin D3, 1000 IU; vitamin E, 100 IU; vitamin K, 2 mg; vitamin B12, 15 μg; riboflavin, 5 mg; nicotinic acid, 12 mg; pantothenic acid, 10 mg; choline chloride, 500 mg; Biotin, 200 μg; Folic acid, 5 mg; vitamin B1, 2 mg and vitamin B6, 3 mg.
  6. Weaner diet: Cu, 175 mg; Fe, 140 mg; Mn, 47 mg; Zn, 120 mg; I, 0.6 mg; Se, 0.3 mg; vitamin A, 6000 IU; vitamin D3, 1000 IU; vitamin E, 100 IU; vitamin K, 4 mg; vitamin B12, 15 μg; riboflavin, 2 mg; nicotinic acid, 12 mg; pantothenic acid, 10 mg; choline chloride, 250 mg; vitamin B1, 2 mg; vitamin B6, 3 mg; and endox, 60 mg.
  7. Finisher diet: Cu, 100 mg; Fe, 40 mg; Mn, 31 mg; Zn, 80 mg; I, 0.3 mg; Se, 0.2 mg; vitamin A, 2000 IU; vitamin D3, 500 IU; vitamin E, 40 IU; vitamin K, 4 mg; vitamin B12, 15 μg; riboflavin, 2 mg; nicotinic acid, 12 mg; pantothenic acid, 10 mg; vitamin B1, 2 mg and vitamin B6, 3 mg.
  8. cSynthetic amino acids.
  9. dLink diet contained 200 mg Tilmicosin per kg of feed provided from Pulmotil G100 (Eli Lilly, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England).
  10. eSow, weaner and finisher diets contained 500 FTU phytase per kg finished feed from Natuphos 5000 (BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany).
  11. fCalculated values.