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Sorghum grain (all types)

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 87.4 2.1 83.0 93.6 1634
Crude protein % DM 10.8 1.1 8.1 14.3 1648
Crude fibre % DM 2.8 0.6 1.7 4.6 700
NDF % DM 11.0 1.7 7.8 14.7 86
ADF % DM 4.3 1.1 2.7 7.1 86
Lignin % DM 1.1 0.6 0.3 2.9 104
Ether extract % DM 3.4 0.4 2.4 4.4 552
Ash % DM 2.1 0.9 1.3 6.6 777
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 74.5 1.9 69.8 78.7 736
Total sugars % DM 1.4 0.5 0.7 2.4 70
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 0.5 18.3 20.1 86 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.9 181
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.3 229
Potassium g/kg DM 4.3 0.6 2.8 5.3 72
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 23
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.4 1.1 2.5 97
Manganese mg/kg DM 12 4 8 17 16
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 7 14 38 18
Copper mg/kg DM 5 4 3 17 19
Iron mg/kg DM 120 145 24 497 11
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 9.0 0.5 8.2 9.9 53
Arginine % protein 4.0 0.4 3.3 4.7 63
Aspartic acid % protein 6.9 0.4 6.0 7.6 53
Cystine % protein 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.5 52
Glutamic acid % protein 20.9 1.0 18.2 22.6 53
Glycine % protein 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.7 61
Histidine % protein 2.3 0.2 1.9 2.5 57
Isoleucine % protein 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.5 68
Leucine % protein 13.3 0.8 11.6 14.5 66
Lysine % protein 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7 83
Methionine % protein 1.7 0.2 1.3 2.0 59
Phenylalanine % protein 5.3 0.3 4.6 5.7 61
Proline % protein 8.4 0.7 6.2 9.5 39
Serine % protein 4.5 0.2 4.0 5.0 58
Threonine % protein 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.7 68
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 0.1 0.8 1.2 35
Tyrosine % protein 4.0 0.3 3.3 4.4 50
Valine % protein 4.9 0.3 4.4 5.5 57
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.7 1.1 0.1 6.0 386
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 28.6 31.4 0.1 110.0 59
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.0 4.7 79.4 91.0 5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.4 4.2 78.5 88.2 4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5 1.0 12.1 14.6 4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.4 *
a (N) % 41.2 1
b (N) % 58.8 1
c (N) h-1 0.039 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 70 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 64 43 64 2 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 85.7 4.3 76.6 91.9 14 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.1 0.8 14.5 16.8 16 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.7 0.3 15.5 16.3 5 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 70.6 7.7 58.5 86.4 15
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 16.0 *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 15.7 14.4 15.7 2 *
 
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 77.7 *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 14.6 1
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 14.2 *

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Adeola, 2006; AFZ, 2011; Aganga et al., 2000; Ahmed et al., 1983; Anderson et al., 1991; Antongiovanni et al., 1980; Ball et al., 1915; Behnke, 1983; Bell et al., 1989; Bhannasiri, 1970; Carré et al., 1986; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; CIRAD, 1994; Cirad, 2008; Cousins et al., 1981; De Boever et al., 1984; De Boever et al., 1994; Dewar, 1967; Donkoh et al., 2009; Erasmus et al., 1994; Fekete et al., 1986; Fialho et al., 1995; Fredrickson et al., 1995; Furuya et al., 1988; Gartner et al., 1975; Göhl, 1982; Gowda et al., 2004; Han et al., 1976; Herrera-Saldana et al., 1990; Hill et al., 1990; Hill et al., 1996; Holm, 1971; Hongtrakul et al., 1998; ITCF, 1993; ITCF/ONIC, 1990; ITCF/ONIC, 1991; Jacob et al., 1996; Jacob et al., 1997; Kuan et al., 1982; Landry et al., 1988; Leeson et al., 1974; Lekule et al., 1990; Lin et al., 1987; Luis et al., 1982; Maertens et al., 1985; Maliboungou et al., 1998; Marcondes et al., 2009; Mariscal Landin, 1992; Mitaru et al., 1983; Morgan et al., 1975; Mossé et al., 1988; Myer et al., 1985; Nadeem et al., 2005; Nageswara et al., 2003; Neucere et al., 1980; Neumark, 1970; Nwokolo, 1987; Okoh et al., 1982; Owusu-Domfeh et al., 1970; Parigi-Bini et al., 1991; Perez et al., 1984; Pozy et al., 1996; Rajaguru et al., 1985; Ranaweera et al., 1981; Ravindran et al., 1994; Roa et al., 1997; Senne et al., 1998; Singh et al., 2005; Skiba et al., 2000; Sosulki et al., 1990; Storey et al., 1982; Taverner et al., 1981; Wainman et al., 1979; Walker, 1975; Woodman, 1945; Yamazaki et al., 1986

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:25

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