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Table 1 Nutrient acquired by calves from concentrate supplemented

From: Defining weaning age of camel calves in Eastern Ethiopia

Parameters T1 T2 T3 Mean ± SE
Conc. DMI (kg/day) 1.61 1.62 1.55 1.59 ± 0.03
Conc. DMI (g/kg W0.75) 42.22 41.68 38.22 40.71 ± 2.12
Conc. DMI (g/kg BW) 12.55 12.29 11.13 11.99 ± 0.62
   OMI (kg/day) 1.43 1.44 1.38 1.42 ± 0.03
   OMI (g/kg W0.75) 37.56 37.07 34.00 36.21 ±1.57
   OMI (g/kg BW) 11.16 10.93 9.90 10.66 ± 0.55
   Ash intake (kg/day) 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13 ± 2.62
   Ash intake (g/kgW0.75) 3.52 3.48 3.19 3.40 ± 0.15
   Ash intake (g/kg BW) 1.05 1.02 0.93 1.00 ± 0.05
   CPI intake (kg/day) 0.45 0.45 0.43 0.44 ± 0.01
   CPI (g/kg W0.75) 11.77 11.55 10.65 11.32 ± 0.48
   CPI (g/kg BW) 3.49 3.41 3.10 3.33 ± 0.17
   NDF intake (kg/day) 0.73 0.73 0.70 0.72 ± 0.01
   NDF intake (g/kg W0.75) 19.21 18.87 17.37 18.48 ± 0.80
   NDF intake (g/kg BW) 5.71 5.57 5.06 5.45 ± 0.28
   ADF intake (kg/day) 0.38 0.38 0.36 0.37 ± 0.01
   ADF intake (g/kg W0.75) 42.31 41.60 38.29 40.73 ± 1.75
   ADF intake (g/kg BW) 2.96 2.89 2.63 2.83 ± 0.17
   ADL intake (kg/day) 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 ± 0.01
   ADL intake (g/kg W0.75) 42.31 41.60 38.31 40.74 ± 1.74
   ADL intake (g/kg BW) 0.55 0. 55 0.50 0.53 ± 0.02
  1. W0.75, metabolic body weight; Conc. DMI (g/kg BW), Concentrate dry matter intake g/kg body weight; OMI, Organic matter intake; CPI, Crude protein intake; NDFI, Neutral detergent fiber intake; ADF, Acid detergent fiber; ADL, Acid detergent lignin; SEM, Standard error of mean; Conc.DMI, Concentrate dry matter intake; conc. DMI (g/kgW.75), Concentrate dry matter intake g/kg metabolic body weight; T1 weaned at 6 months old; T2 weaned at 8 months old; T3 weaned at 10 months old.