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Table 1 Chemical composition on a dry matter basis (g/kg) of ingredients used in the experimental diets

From: Intake and performance of lambs finished in feedlot with wet brewer’s grains

  Chemical composition (g/kg)
  Sorghum silage Wet brewer’s grains Ground corn Soybean meal Calcitic limestone Dicalcium phosphate Salt
DM 325 275 884 880 1000 1000 1000
OM 955 913 985 932
CP 42 244 96 531
EE 14 67 44 21
aNDFom 645 560 140 146
ADF 392 225 44 98
TCH 898 602 844 380
NFC 254 42 704 234
ME (Mcal/kg DM) 2,201 2,601 3,081 2,852
Hemic 253 335
Cell 311 142
ADL 81 83
Ashes 45 87 15 68 1000
Ca 3 2 0,3 3 340 220
P 2 7 2 6 0.2 190
  1. DM dry matter, OM organic matter, CP crude protein, EE ether extract, aNDFom neutral detergent fiber, ADF acid detergent fiber, TCH total carbohydrates, NFC non-fibrous carbohydrates, ME metabolizable energy, Hemic hemicellulose, Cell cellulose, ADL lignin, ashes, Ca calcium, P phosphorus
  2. 1Estimated by National Forage Testing Association [14].2Estimated by Van Soest [15]