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Table 4 Physicochemical characteristics and distribution of particle size in flake and grounded corns

From: Effects of different physical forms of concentrate on performance, carcass characteristics, and economic analysis in hanwoo steers

Items Flaked corn Ground corn
Flake thickness1), mm 3.29 ± 0.042)
Starch gelatinization3),% 31.93 ± 1.69
Density, g/ℓ 506.8 ± 2.0 693.5 ± 2.5
Particle size4),%   
Sieve mesh   
6 ~ 8 36.1 ± 2.8
14 ~ 18 45.3 ± 4.3
25 ~ 40 10.9 ± 1.3
60 ~ 100 6.2 ± 0.6
Under 100 1.5 ± 0.4
  1. 1)Measured by vernier calipers.
  2. 2)Means ± standard error.
  3. 3)Determined by diastase method.
  4. 4)Percents retained on screen.