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Maize cobs

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.5 1.9 87.2 95.3 123  
Crude protein % DM 4.4 1.6 1.9 8.8 90  
Crude fibre % DM 34.9 3.6 29.2 42.7 125  
NDF % DM 87.8 3.9 80.1 94.4 56 *
ADF % DM 46.3 3.8 39.8 54.6 59 *
Lignin % DM 6.3 1.3 4.3 9.1 34 *
Ether extract % DM 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.1 73  
Ash % DM 3.6 1.6 1.3 7.3 92  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 10.7   10.2 11.1 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 1.3 17.4 20.5 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.4 0.9 0.1 3.5 59  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.2 59  
Potassium g/kg DM 4.8 1.2 3.1 7.3 17  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.9 17  
Manganese mg/kg DM 26 18 11 50 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 32 31 12 77 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 8 7 3 18 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 16       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 49.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 45.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.9         *
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn poultry MJ/kg DM 3.2   3.1 3.3 2  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 34.5         *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 6.4   5.0 7.8 2  
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 6.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 62.6   51.3 73.9 2  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Aufrère et al., 1988; Bhatti et al., 1995; Chandra et al., 1971; CIRAD, 1991; Cozzi et al., 1993; Embrapa, 1991; Enueme et al., 1987; Fernandez Carmona et al., 1996; Gippert et al., 1988; Longe et al., 1988; Onwuka et al., 1997; Peteva-Vantcheva et al., 1976; Rajmane et al., 2000; Sen, 1938; Trillaud-Geyl, 1992

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