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Table 1 Ingredients and nutrients of the experimental diet %

From: Ruminal metagenomic analyses of goat data reveals potential functional microbiota by supplementation with essential oil-cobalt complexes

Ingredients Proportion %
Corn cob 12.00
Alfalfa 5.00
Rape straw 10.00
Wheat straw 10.00
Corn 48.60
Soybean meal 2.00
Rape seed meal 3.00
Cotton seed meal 6.00
Premix 1.00
Stone powder 0.90
NaCl 0.50
Baking soda 1.00
Total 100.00
Nutrient level
 Digestible energy (MJ/kg) 11.20
 Crude protein (%) of DM 10.50
 NDF (%) 38.40
 Starch (%) 29.50
 Ca (%) 0.58
 P (%) 0.29
  1. Note: The first stage consisted of dry matter intake of 800 g; the second stage consisted of dry matter intake 900 g; the third stage consisted of dry matter intake of 1000 g. Formulated to provide (per kg of dry matter): S, 200 mg; Fe, 25 mg; Zn, 45 mg; Cu, 8 mg; Mn, 40 mg; I, 0.3 mg; Se, 0.2 mg; Co,0.1 mg; VA, 980 IU; VD, 120 IU; VE, 25 IU