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Maize grain, Subsaharan and East Africa

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.0 2.2 85.4 95.2 612
Crude protein % DM 8.0 3.1 2.0 12.9 618
Crude fibre % DM 2.4 0.5 1.7 3.6 183
NDF % DM 15.5 11.7 9.1 55.1 14
ADF % DM 3.2 0.8 2.3 5.0 18
Lignin % DM 0.5 0.4 0.0 1.3 18
Ether extract % DM 4.5 0.4 3.5 5.6 197
Ash % DM 4.3 4.5 1.1 18.2 546
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 73.3 1.7 70.3 76.9 112
Total sugars % DM 1.7 0.3 1.0 2.2 57
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 1.3 16.5 21.3 8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.1 116
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 0.6 1.8 4.7 208
Potassium g/kg DM 3.6 0.6 2.4 5.0 136
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.4 0.0 1.2 35
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.3 0.2 0.9 1.8 84
Manganese mg/kg DM 14 6 5 26 50
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 7 15 47 36
Copper mg/kg DM 10 5 2 19 39
Iron mg/kg DM 116 72 40 307 34
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 7.2 1.0 5.5 7.8 5
Arginine % protein 6.6 4.9 3.6 16.4 6
Aspartic acid % protein 6.6 0.8 5.6 7.5 5
Cystine % protein 2.1 0.6 1.2 2.7 7
Glutamic acid % protein 18.8 1.7 15.9 20.3 5
Glycine % protein 4.0 1.1 3.3 6.2 6
Histidine % protein 3.4 1.3 2.1 5.5 5
Isoleucine % protein 4.4 2.6 3.1 9.8 6
Leucine % protein 12.6 0.6 11.4 13.1 6
Lysine % protein 2.9 0.4 2.4 3.3 7
Methionine % protein 1.7 0.8 0.6 3.1 7
Phenylalanine % protein 5.7 1.9 4.6 9.6 6
Proline % protein 9.5 9.5 9.6 2
Serine % protein 5.0 0.4 4.4 5.4 5
Threonine % protein 4.2 2.0 2.8 8.2 6
Tryptophan % protein 1.8 1
Tyrosine % protein 5.4 4.0 3.2 13.5 6
Valine % protein 5.3 1.9 4.0 8.9 6
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.7 3.9 85.2 92.9 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.5 3.8 83.3 90.9 3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6 0.6 13.6 14.7 3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 64.2 *
a (N) % 9.7 1
b (N) % 63.5 1
c (N) h-1 0.050 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 45 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 38 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 87.9 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.6 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.2 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 79.7 *
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 15.2 *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 14.8 *

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

References

Abate et al., 1984; AFZ, 2011; Aganga et al., 2000; CGIAR, 2009; Cilliers et al., 1998; CIRAD, 1991; Cirad, 2008; Donkoh et al., 2009; Fagbenro et al., 2004; Fasuyi, 2005; Jacob et al., 1996; Jacob et al., 1996; Maliboungou et al., 1998; Mandibaya et al., 1999; Naik, 1967; Owusu-Domfeh et al., 1970; Pozy et al., 1996; Sibanda et al., 1993; Wainman et al., 1984; Walker, 1975

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

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