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Ear maize, without husks, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 50.1 2.5 45.6 56.1 18  
Crude protein % DM 10.9 1.4 8.2 12.5 18  
Crude fibre % DM 7.3 2.6 3.6 12.9 18  
NDF % DM 27.9 4.5 14.2 33.1 19  
ADF % DM 13.7 3.8 5.8 19.9 19  
Lignin % DM 1.5 0.1 1.3 1.7 18  
Ether extract % DM 4.1   3.9 4.3 2  
Ash % DM 2.2 0.5 1.4 3.0 19  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 56.4 5.5 47.4 65.2 19  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7         *
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 79.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 77.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.0         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 70.8         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.2         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.7         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.9         *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Boas et al., 2010; Broderick et al., 2002; Wecke et al., 1987

Last updated on 24/02/2015 00:13:07

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