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Table 2 Summary statistics of feed intake, liveweight, average daily gain and organic matter digestibility by treatment group

From: Effect of concentrate supplementation on nutrient digestibility and growth of Brahman crossbred cattle fed a basal diet of grass and rice straw

  Treatment
  0 0.6 1.2 1.8 2.4
  Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD Range
Feed Intake (kg DM/d) 4.06 ± 0.70 3.23 - 4.92 5.36 ± 0.71 4.74 - 6.38 6.24 ± 1.3 4.87 - 7.45 6.49 ± 0.89 5.24 - 7.32 6.54 ± 1.8 4.42 - 8.14
Initial liveweight (kg) 179 ± 38 133 - 225 181 ± 42 130 - 233 184 ± 35 149 - 221 179 ± 35 135 - 221 183 ± 54 117 - 235
Final liveweight (kg) 207 ± 34 167 - 249 255 ± 36 228 - 307 267 ± 50 222 - 327 265 ± 43 219 - 323 279 ± 76 191 - 347
Liveweight gain (kg/d) 0.091 ± 0.081 0.018 - 0.202 0.585 ± 0.095 0.470 - 0.702 0.792 ± 0.125 0.679 - 0.917 0.836 ± 0.095 0.714 – 0.940 0.943 ± 0.169 0.750 - 1.107
OM Digestibility (%) 54.3 ± 4.1 51.0 - 60.0 60.6 ± 2.1 57.7 - 62.7 62.8 ± 3.8 57.6 - 66.1 66.9 ± 2.3 64.5 - 70.0 75.1 ± 2.4 72.8 - 78.3