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Table 1 Summary of the multi-phase diets offered to the animals for Trials 1 and 2

From: Strategies to improve the growth and homogeneity of growing-finishing pigs: feeder space and feeding management

  Nursery (N) Growing-Finishing (GF)
Trial 1 N11 N2 N3 GF4 GF5
 Days2 2–3 8 27 64 To end
 NE (MJ/kg) 11.0 10.7 10.4 9.9 10.0
 CP (%) 20.2 19.1 18.0 16.0 16.0
 d-Lys (%) 1.37 1.32 1.20 0.99 0.95
Trial 2 N1 N2 N3 GF4 GF5 GF6 GF7
 Days 10 10 20 7 7 40 To end
 NE (MJ/kg) 10.8 10.6 10.6 10.4 10.0 10.2 10.2
 CP (%) 22.0 19.5 18.5 17.0 16.0 15.5 14.0
 d-Lys (%) 1.39 1.27 1.15 1.08 1.05 0.95 0.89
  1. 1In Trial 1, creep-feed (N1) was offered simultaneously to N1 and for a few d; instead, in Trial 2, it was offered as a single diet for 10 d
  2. 2It is referred to the number of days a particular feed is fed