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Table 4 Ingredient and calculated nutrient composition of experimental starter diets

From: Influence of spray dried porcine plasma in starter diets associated with a conventional vaccination program on wean to finish performance

Ingredient, % Control Test
Barley 49.34 49.34
Wheat 1.58 0.00
Extruded whole soybeans 15.11 15.12
Soybean meal (47 % CP) 2.48 6.99
Spray dried porcine plasmaa 0.00 6.00
Soy protein concentrate 9.50 0.00
Dried sweet whey 13.72 13.72
Animal fat 5.24 6.09
Dicalcium phosphate 1.84 2.09
Calcium carbonate 0.00 0.04
Salt 0.28 0.00
Vitamin-trace mineral premixb 0.25 0.25
L-lysine 0.36 0.21
DL-methionine 0.19 0.15
L-threonine 0.11 0.02
Total, % 100.0 100.0
Calculated nutrients   
Dry matter, % 89.97 89.55
Crude protein, % 21.08 21.08
Metabolizable energy, kcal/kg 3425 3425
Lactose, % 10.00 10.00
Ether extract, % 9.56 10.48
Ash, % 6.05 6.57
Calcium, % 0.73 0.80
Phosphorus, % 0.76 0.85
Digestible phosphorus, % 0.42 0.55
Sodium, % 0.22 0.34
Chloride, % 0.55 0.53
Lysine, % 1.45 1.45
Methionine, % 0.50 0.44
Methionine + Cysteine, % 0.87 0.89
Threonine, % 0.94 0.94
Tryptophan, % 0.26 0.29
  1. aAP820™, APC Europe, Granollers, Spain
  2. bProvided the following per kg of diet: vitamin A (E-672) 10000 UI; vitamin D3 (E-671) 2000 UI; vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 25 mg; vitamin B1 1.5 mg; vitamin B2 3.5 mg; vitamin B6 2.4 mg; vitamin B12 20 μg; vitamin K3 1.5 mg; calcium panthotenate 14 mg; nicotinic acid 20 mg; folic acid 0.5 mg; biotin 50 μg; Fe (E-1) (from FeSO4·H2O) 120 mg; I (E-2) (from Ca(I2O3)2) 0.75 mg; Co (E-3) (from 2CoCO3·3Co(OH)2·H2O) 0.6 mg; Cu (E-4) (from CuSO4·5H2O) 150 mg; Mn (E-5) (from MnO) 60 mg; Zn (E-6) (from ZnO) 110 mg; Se (E-8) (from Na2SeO3) 0.37 mg