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Ear maize, with husks, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 87.3 1.7 84.0 89.1 9  
Crude protein % DM 8.7 2.1 5.2 11.6 9  
Crude fibre % DM 20.6 6.9 11.4 31.3 8  
NDF % DM 56.6 10.9 46.6 77.0 7 *
ADF % DM 23.6         *
Ether extract % DM 2.9 0.9 1.9 3.6 3  
Ash % DM 3.0 1.4 1.4 5.1 9  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 28.2 16.6 15.7 61.2 7  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 0.3   0.2 0.3 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6   2.5 2.8 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 8   6 11 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 29   24 33 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 3   2 3 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 7.9   7.8 8.0 2  
Arginine % protein 4.6   4.5 4.7 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 6.8   6.7 6.9 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 20.0   19.6 20.4 2  
Glycine % protein 3.8   3.8 3.8 2  
Histidine % protein 2.6   2.6 2.6 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.8   3.7 3.8 2  
Leucine % protein 14.2   14.2 14.2 2  
Lysine % protein 2.7   2.6 2.7 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.2   5.1 5.2 2  
Proline % protein 8.3   7.3 9.3 2  
Serine % protein 4.9   4.9 4.9 2  
Threonine % protein 4.3   4.1 4.4 2  
Tyrosine % protein 4.3   4.3 4.3 2  
Valine % protein 4.7   4.7 4.7 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 53.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 51.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.8         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 43.5         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.9         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.4         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 5.1         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Paziani et al., 2001; Zelter et al., 1974

Last updated on 24/02/2015 00:30:16

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