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Maize grain, Central and South America

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 86.7 1.0 85.3 88.6 67
Crude protein % DM 9.2 0.6 8.1 10.6 72
Crude fibre % DM 2.6 0.5 1.8 4.1 21
NDF % DM 13.3 3.2 8.3 18.3 12
ADF % DM 2.7 0.9 1.5 4.3 11
Lignin % DM 0.7 0.3 0.4 1.2 6
Ether extract % DM 4.4 0.5 3.6 5.2 24
Ash % DM 1.4 0.3 1.1 2.9 27
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 71.8 1.0 69.9 73.7 51
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 0.1 18.7 19.0 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.4 0.4 0.0 1.4 11
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 1.4 2.4 7.9 13
Potassium g/kg DM 3.5 3.4 3.6 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4 1.3 1.4 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 7 2 5 9 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 22 5 19 28 3
Copper mg/kg DM 2 1 2 3 3
Iron mg/kg DM 76 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 6.9 0.8 6.0 7.4 3
Arginine % protein 4.9 0.8 4.0 5.9 4
Aspartic acid % protein 6.7 0.7 6.1 7.4 3
Cystine % protein 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.5 5
Glutamic acid % protein 17.3 1.4 15.6 18.4 3
Glycine % protein 4.5 0.6 4.0 5.2 3
Histidine % protein 3.3 0.6 3.0 4.2 4
Isoleucine % protein 3.5 0.2 3.4 3.7 4
Leucine % protein 11.2 1.6 8.9 12.9 5
Lysine % protein 3.1 0.7 2.4 4.3 5
Methionine % protein 2.0 0.3 1.7 2.5 5
Phenylalanine % protein 4.6 0.4 4.0 5.0 4
Serine % protein 4.8 0.4 4.4 5.1 3
Threonine % protein 3.8 0.4 3.2 4.3 5
Tryptophan % protein 0.7 1
Tyrosine % protein 2.9 0.4 2.5 3.4 4
Valine % protein 5.1 0.6 4.7 5.9 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.3 82.9 88.3 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.9 80.6 85.9 2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6 12.7 13.6 2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 65.8 *
a (N) % 42.8 1
b (N) % 57.2 1
c (N) h-1 0.038 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 71 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 65 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 88.1 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.5 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 80.3 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alcalde et al., 2011; Arnaud et al., 2005; Bastos et al., 2005; Carvalho Junior et al., 2009; Cirad, 2008; Embrapa, 1991; Fialho et al., 1995; Marcondes et al., 2009; Oliveira et al., 2007; Ribeiro et al., 2004; Ribeiro Filho et al., 2000; Rodrigues, 2001; Wainman et al., 1984

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

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