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Author Prawit Rodjan
Alternative Author Preechaya Boonchana
Jutaporn Choopun,
Kanyarat Buasang
Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology
TitleThe effect of increased levels of dried coconut meal supplemented with an enzyme cocktail on diet utilization in growing pigs
Alternative TitleThe effect of increased levels of dried coconut meal supplemented with an enzyme cocktail on diet utilization in growing pigs
ImprintVol. 39 No. 1, January - February 2017
Call# FOOD 8270

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AbstractThe experiment was conducted to determine the effect of increased levels of dried coconut meal suppl emented with an enzyme cocktail ? on diet utilization in growing pigs. A 4x4 latin square design was used in this study. Four crossbr ed (Duroc x Landrace x Large White) barrows averaging 17.88?0.96 kg in body weight were allotted 4 diets, diet 1 (the control diet), diet 2, diet 3 and diet 4 (5, 10 and 15% dried coconut meal in each diet with an enzyme cocktail ? , 1 kg of the enzyme cocktail containing the activities of phytase 1,000,000 units, amylase 5,000,000 units, xylanase 3 ,500,000 units, beta-glucanase 2,000,000 units, cellulase 1,500,000 units, pectinase 1,000,000 units and mannanase 800,000 units; 5 00 g/t of feed, at a level 0.05% in the diets, respectively). Pigs were raised in individual metabolism cages. Faeces and urine samples were collected 4 times a day for 5 days for data collection. The results showed that the nutrient digestibility per centage of dry matter, crude protein, crude fat, ash, nitrogen-free extract, blood urea nitrogen, digestible energy (kcal/kg) and metabolizable energy (kcal/ kg) were not significantly different (P>0.05) in pigs fed with different diets. However, pigs fed wi th 5, 10 and 15% dried coconut meal in the diet with an enzyme cocktail ? at a level 0.05% had significantly (P<0.05) higher digestible fiber than pigs fed with the control diet, and increased (linear and quadratic contrast, P<0.05). Pigs fed with the control diet (diet1) had significantly (P<0.05) higher digestible apparent biological value than pigs fed with 15% dried coco nut meal in a diet with an enzyme cocktail ? at a level 0.05% but not significantly different (P>0.05) from the other groups. Apparent biologica l values contrarily reduced (linear and quadratic, P<0.05) with increasing level of dried coconut meal in pig diets. In conclusion, our data indicate that pigs fed with 5% dried coconut meal in a diet with addition of an enzyme cock tail at a level of 0.05% can show obviously increasing the highest digestibility of crude fiber (79.25%) without impairing nu trient digestibility.
Descriptpage 101-108
Subjectdried coconut meal
enzyme cocktail
diet utilization
pigs
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