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Maize grain, North Africa and Middle-east

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 86.2 1.1 84.9 90.6 78
Crude protein % DM 8.8 0.5 8.1 10.5 78
Crude fibre % DM 2.7 0.4 2.0 3.4 7
NDF % DM 13.6 2.3 10.0 16.6 6
ADF % DM 3.8 0.2 3.6 4.1 6
Lignin % DM 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.1 4
Ether extract % DM 4.3 0.2 3.8 4.7 58
Ash % DM 1.6 0.3 1.3 2.1 10
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 73.5 0.7 71.5 75.0 57
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 0.4 17.9 19.0 6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.8 0.5 1.0 2.0 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 0.5 2.0 3.2 6
Potassium g/kg DM 2.6 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 3.8 1
Arginine % protein 3.0 1
Aspartic acid % protein 5.3 1
Cystine % protein 2.2 1
Glutamic acid % protein 9.4 1
Glycine % protein 2.4 1
Histidine % protein 0.6 1
Isoleucine % protein 1.5 1
Leucine % protein 5.9 1
Lysine % protein 1.3 1
Methionine % protein 2.1 1
Phenylalanine % protein 2.9 1
Proline % protein 7.9 1
Serine % protein 3.0 1
Threonine % protein 2.0 1
Tyrosine % protein 1.6 1
Valine % protein 2.9 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 65.3 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 57 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 86.8 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.2 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.9 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 79.9 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Arbouche et al., 2009; Arieli et al., 1989; El-Alaily et al., 1976; Kamel et al., 1981; Nadeem et al., 2005; Taghizadeh et al., 2005

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

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