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Table 2 Diet ingredient and nutrient composition of growing and finishing ration

From: The effect of feeding high fat diet to beef cattle on manure composition and gaseous emission from a feedlot pen surface

Diet ingredients Growing Rations Finishing Rations
Control High Fat Med. Fat Low Fat Control High Fat Med. Fat Low Fat
Corn (%) 48.76 43.25 42.76 43.09 66.68 61.02 60.95 60.96
DDGS (%) -- 18.89 18.76 18.7 -- 19.4 19.34 19.4
Sunflower meal (%) 13.24 -- -- -- 13.3 -- -- --
Hay (%) 16.96 16.95 17.06 16.96 11.13 11.27 11.29 11.29
Corn silage (%) 12.85 12.9 13.18 13.04 -- -- -- --
CSB (%) 6.32 6.3 6.27 6.29 6.76 6.73 6.73 6.73
Supplement (%) 1.87 1.71 1.96 1.92 1.56 1.58 1.69 1.62
Nutrient Composition
CP (%) 12.09 11.85 12.39 12.53 12.42 12.12 12.7 12.88
NEm (Mcal kg-1) 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.41 0.41 0.41
NEg (Mcal kg-1) 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.24 0.27 0.27 0.27
Fat (%) 3.19 5.07 4.12 3.64 3.58 5.48 4.52 4.02
  1. Note: DDGS = Distiller’s dried grains with solubles; CSB = Concentrated separator by-product; CP = Crude protein; NEm = Net energy of maintenance; NEg = net energy of gain; All feed samples were analyzed by a commercial laboratory; net energy prediction calculations were done as per NRC [5860]