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Ear maize, without husks, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.0 3.0 82.1 91.7 9  
Crude protein % DM 8.3 0.8 6.7 9.4 10  
Crude fibre % DM 8.1 2.3 2.2 10.0 10  
NDF % DM 23.4       1  
ADF % DM 8.8       1  
Lignin % DM 1.1   1.1 1.1 2  
Ether extract % DM 3.4 0.6 2.5 4.1 7  
Ash % DM 1.9 0.5 1.2 2.6 10  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 55.1 4.4 49.2 60.6 5  
Total sugars % DM 2.5       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 0.5 0.4 0.1 1.0 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 1.0 1.8 4.5 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 5.7       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.3   1.1 1.5 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 7       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 22       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 3       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 77.8         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 75.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.7         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 74.8         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.9         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.4         *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; CIRAD, 1991; Embrapa, 1991; Van Wyk et al., 1951

Last updated on 24/02/2015 00:31:26

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