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Sorghum grain, white varieties

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.7 2.0 85.4 93.7 20
Crude protein % DM 11.2 1.1 9.5 13.6 22
Crude fibre % DM 2.9 0.8 1.8 4.2 22
NDF % DM 9.6 2.1 7.3 13.0 6
ADF % DM 3.1 0.6 2.6 4.2 6
Lignin % DM 0.6 0.5 0.2 1.6 6
Ether extract % DM 3.8 0.6 2.6 5.0 21
Ash % DM 2.0 0.4 1.5 2.9 22
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 74.9 2.6 71.5 78.2 7
Total sugars % DM 1.1 0.5 0.7 1.7 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 0.6 18.3 19.6 4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 18
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.1 0.5 3.4 4.9 18
Potassium g/kg DM 4.4 0.9 2.4 5.3 15
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 0.4 1.0 2.5 17
Manganese mg/kg DM 11 8 14 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 34 1
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1
Iron mg/kg DM 79 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 8.8 0.5 8.3 9.6 5
Arginine % protein 3.5 0.7 2.2 4.1 5
Aspartic acid % protein 6.4 0.3 5.9 6.7 5
Cystine % protein 1.7 0.4 1.3 2.3 5
Glutamic acid % protein 20.0 0.9 18.8 21.0 5
Glycine % protein 3.0 0.2 2.7 3.2 5
Histidine % protein 2.0 0.5 1.5 2.7 4
Isoleucine % protein 3.7 0.2 3.5 4.1 5
Leucine % protein 12.3 0.6 11.7 13.1 5
Lysine % protein 2.2 0.1 2.1 2.5 5
Methionine % protein 1.7 0.2 1.4 2.0 5
Phenylalanine % protein 4.8 0.3 4.6 5.3 5
Proline % protein 8.6 1
Serine % protein 4.4 0.3 4.2 5.0 5
Threonine % protein 3.1 0.2 2.9 3.4 5
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.1 4
Tyrosine % protein 4.2 1
Valine % protein 4.6 0.3 4.4 5.1 5
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.8 0.5 0.2 1.3 4
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 87.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.3 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 85.5 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.2 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.7 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 75.5 1
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 16.3 *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 15.9 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; CIRAD, 1991; Cirad, 2008; ITCF, 1993; Jacob et al., 1997; Maliboungou et al., 1998; Parigi-Bini et al., 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:26

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