Table 1: Composition of test diets1 (g/kg, dwb).

ComponentBlackcurrant Blackberry Raspberry

Berries368253313
Casein120120120
DL-methionine1.21.21.2
Maize oil505050
Mineral mixture484848
Vitamin mixture$888
Choline chloride222
Sucrose100100100
Wheat starch302.8417.8357.8

Half of the berry diets were supplemented with HEAL19 (Lactobacillus plantarum HEAL19) at a dose of 1010 cfu per day and mixed daily with the feed at feeding time.
Corresponding to 80 g indigestible carbohydrate/kg diet (dwb), berries obtained from Probi AB (Lund, Sweden).
Containing (g/kg): 0.43 CuSO4 · 5H2O, 1.6 ZnSO4 · 7H2O, 389 KH2PO4, 201.2 NaH2PO4 · 2H2O, 380 CaCO3, 0.08 KI, 67 MgSO4, 9 FeSO4 · 7H2O, 4 MnSO4 · H2O, 0.023 CoCl · 6H2O, 119.1 NaCl, 0.019 chromium (III) chloride, and 0.013 sodium selenate.
$Containing (g/kg): 0.62 menadione, 2.5 thiamin hydrochloride, 2.5 riboflavin, 1.25 pyridoxine hydrochloride, 6.256 calcium pantothenate, 6.256 nicotinic acid, 0.25 folic acid, 12.5 inositol, 1.25 p-aminobenzoic acid, 0.05 biotin, 0.00375 cyanocobalamin, 0.187 retinol palmitate, 0.00613 calciferol (D3), 25 d-α-tocopheryl acetate, and 941.25 maize starch (Apoteket, Malmö, Sweden).
Norfoods Sweden AB, Malmö, Sweden.