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Sorghum grain, red varieties

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.8 2.9 85.1 93.9 16
Crude protein % DM 10.7 1.9 8.7 15.9 18
Crude fibre % DM 3.1 0.8 1.9 4.8 17
NDF % DM 10.0 2.1 7.4 13.0 5
ADF % DM 3.5 0.7 2.7 4.8 6
Lignin % DM 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.8 5
Ether extract % DM 3.5 0.4 2.9 4.4 18
Ash % DM 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.6 18
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 75.0 1.7 72.9 77.0 5
Total sugars % DM 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.8 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 18.4 19.1 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 12
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.8 0.6 3.0 5.0 13
Potassium g/kg DM 4.6 0.8 3.1 5.7 10
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.7 0.3 1.3 2.3 10
Manganese mg/kg DM 9 9 10 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 1
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1
Iron mg/kg DM 80 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 8.8 0.6 8.2 9.6 5
Arginine % protein 3.6 0.5 2.9 4.2 5
Aspartic acid % protein 6.5 0.3 5.9 6.8 5
Cystine % protein 1.9 0.4 1.6 2.5 5
Glutamic acid % protein 19.9 1.1 18.2 21.2 5
Glycine % protein 3.1 0.2 2.8 3.3 5
Histidine % protein 2.1 0.4 1.6 2.4 4
Isoleucine % protein 3.8 0.3 3.6 4.2 5
Leucine % protein 12.2 0.4 11.8 12.9 5
Lysine % protein 2.2 0.2 2.0 2.5 5
Methionine % protein 1.9 0.2 1.6 2.0 5
Phenylalanine % protein 4.7 0.3 4.4 5.2 5
Proline % protein 8.5 1
Serine % protein 4.4 0.3 4.2 5.0 5
Threonine % protein 3.2 0.2 3.0 3.5 5
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.1 4
Tyrosine % protein 4.2 1
Valine % protein 4.7 0.4 4.4 5.3 5
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.0 1.0 0.2 2.5 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 87.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 67.5 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 85.2 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.6 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 67.4 1
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 15.7 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; CIRAD, 1991; ITCF, 1993; Maliboungou et al., 1998; Parigi-Bini et al., 1991

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

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