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Effects of extrusion of corn on growth performance, nutrient digestibility and short-chain fatty acid profiles in the hindgut of weaned piglets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16649579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of different inclusion levels of extruded corn on growth performance, nutrient digestibility and short-chain fatty acids profiles in the hindgut of weaned piglets. Ninety weaning piglets (28 d of age; 8.21 +/- 0.69 kg BW) were allotted to one of five dietary treatments only substituted for unprocessed corn at varying levels (0, 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4) with extruded corn in a 28-d experiment. On day 28, 30 piglets were killed to measure concentrations and molar ratios of short-chain fatty acids in the hindgut. From day 0-14, digestibility of DM, N and GE was increased linearly and diarrhea frequency was decreased due to the increasing inclusion levels of extruded corn. From day 14-28, digestibility of GE and N was enhanced linearly due to the increasing proportion of extruded corn. On day 28, as proportion of extruded corn increased, the level of butyrate in the caecum and colon was increased linearly and the relative proportion of propionate was reduced. Results indicated that increasing proportions of extruded corn had no effect on growth performance, but significantly improved digestibility of N and energy at day 10 of trial and may be advantageous to the intestinal health of piglets.
Authors:
Songqiao Lv; Defa Li; Jianjun Xing; Ma Yongxi; Deshi Huang; Jun Li
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of animal nutrition     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1745-039X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2006 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-02     Completed Date:  2006-05-22     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101222433     Medline TA:  Arch Anim Nutr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
National Key Lab of Animal Nutrition, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Animals
Cecum / chemistry,  metabolism
Colon / chemistry,  metabolism
Digestion*
Fatty Acids, Volatile / analysis*
Female
Food Handling / methods*
Male
Nitrogen / metabolism
Random Allocation
Swine / growth & development*,  metabolism
Weaning
Weight Gain
Zea mays*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids, Volatile; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen

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