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Maize grain, yellow

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 85.8 1.0 83.4 88.4 262
Crude protein % DM 10.5 0.8 9.3 12.1 229
Crude fibre % DM 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1 190
NDF % DM 12.7 2.6 9.1 15.6 10
ADF % DM 2.9 0.4 2.1 3.3 8
Lignin % DM 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.7 3
Ether extract % DM 4.4 0.3 3.8 5.2 119
Ash % DM 1.5 0.1 1.2 1.7 121
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 72.5 1.6 68.9 75.6 187
Total sugars % DM 1.9 1.9 1.9 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 0.2 18.6 19.2 8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 18
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.7 18
Potassium g/kg DM 3.7 0.6 2.9 4.4 11
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.3 0.2 1.1 1.7 12
Manganese mg/kg DM 6 3 4 11 6
Zinc mg/kg DM 23 5 17 30 6
Copper mg/kg DM 3 2 2 6 5
Iron mg/kg DM 26 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 7.6 0.3 7.2 8.1 8
Arginine % protein 4.6 0.8 3.4 5.7 8
Aspartic acid % protein 6.3 1.2 3.6 7.5 8
Cystine % protein 1.4 1
Glutamic acid % protein 18.2 1.3 16.2 20.1 8
Glycine % protein 3.7 0.4 3.1 4.3 7
Histidine % protein 3.0 0.4 2.5 3.6 6
Isoleucine % protein 3.5 0.3 3.1 4.1 9
Leucine % protein 12.1 1.1 10.2 13.6 9
Lysine % protein 3.0 0.4 2.4 3.6 9
Methionine % protein 1.9 0.7 0.6 2.5 5
Phenylalanine % protein 5.0 0.3 4.5 5.6 9
Proline % protein 8.6 0.5 7.9 9.3 5
Serine % protein 4.7 0.4 4.1 5.1 8
Threonine % protein 3.4 0.3 3.1 4.0 9
Tryptophan % protein 0.7 1
Tyrosine % protein 3.6 0.7 2.4 4.8 7
Valine % protein 4.9 0.6 4.2 5.9 9
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.7 85.2 92.9 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 86.4 83.3 90.9 2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6 13.6 14.7 2 *
 
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 % 78.5 74.0 83.0 2
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 14.9 14.7 15.1 2

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

References

Aderibigbe et al., 1993; AFZ, 2011; Bell et al., 1993; CIRAD, 1991; Cirad, 2008; Dale et al., 1994; Dewar, 1967; Han et al., 1976; Herrera-Saldana et al., 1990; Kamel et al., 1981; Luis et al., 1982; Naik, 1967; Narahari et al., 1984; Owusu-Domfeh et al., 1970; Rao et al., 2000; Rao et al., 2004; Sibbald, 1979; Snow et al., 2004; Wainman et al., 1984; Yamazaki et al., 1986

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:27

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