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Table 3 Average daily intake according for the experimental rations

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

  Percentage of wet brewer’s grains    
  0 33 66 100 Regression equation R2 Pr > F
Intake as % of body weight (Mean ± Standard deviation)
DM 4.04 ± 0.5 4.26 ± 0.4 3.98 ± 0.5 3.83 ± 0.4 Ῡ = 4.03 0.29
OM 3.73 ± 0.4 3.92 ± 0.3 3.67 ± 0.5 3.53 ± 0.4 Ῡ = 3.71 0.28
CP 0.81 ± 0.1 0.83 ± 0.1 0.76 ± 0.1 0.70 ± 0.1 Ῡ = 0.77 0.02
EE 0.08 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.02 1 0.83 <.0001
NDF 1.44 ± 0.2 1.50 ± 0.2 1.33 ± 0.2 1.24 ± 0.2 Ῡ = 1.37 0.03
ADF 0.84 ± 0.1 0.77 ± 0.1 0.60 ± 0.1 0.45 ± 0.1 2 0.73 <.0001
TCH 2.84 ± 0.3 2.95 ± 0.2 2.74 ± 0.3 2.63 ± 0.3 Ῡ = 2.80 0.17
NFC 1.38 ± 0.2 1.43 ± 0.1 1.38 ± 0.1 1.36 ± 0.2 Ῡ = 1.38 0.68
Intake as kg/day in DM (Mean ± Standard deviation)
DM 1.30 ± 0.2 1.44 ± 0.2 1.38 ± 0.3 1.26 ± 0.2 Ῡ = 1.35 0.68
OM 1.20 ± 0.2 1.33 ± 0.2 1.27 ± 0.2 1.16 ± 0.2 Ῡ = 1.24 0.66
CP 0.26 ± 0.04 0.28 ± 0.05 0.26 ± 0.05 0.23 ± 0.04 Ῡ = 0.26 0.18
EE 0.02 ± 0.005 0.04 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0.01 3 0.63 <.0001
NDF 0.46 ± 0.1 0.50 ± 0.1 0.46 ± 0.1 0.41 ± 0.1 Ῡ = 0.46 0.23
ADF 0.27 ± 0.04 0.26 ± 0.05 0.20 ± 0.05 0.15 ± 0.03 4 0.53 <.0001
TCH 0.91 ± 0.1 1.00 ± 0.1 0.95 ± 0.2 0.87 ± 0.1 Ῡ = 0.93 0.53
NFC 0.44 ± 0.1 0.49 ± 0.1 0.48 ± 0.1 0.45 ± 0.1 Ῡ = 0.46 0.98
ME Mcal/day 3.26 ± 0.5 3.72 ± 0.6 3.68 ± 0.7 3.51 ± 0.5 Ῡ = 3.54 0.52
  1. DM dry matter, OM organic matter, CP crude protein, EE ether extract, NDF neutral detergent fiber, ADF acid detergent fiber, TCH total carbohydrates, NFC non-fibrous carbohydrates, ME Metabolizable energy
  2. 1- Ŷ = 0.08276 + 0.00121× WBR
  3. 2- Ŷ = 0.86761–0.00375× WBR
  4. 3- Ŷ = 0.02698 + 0.00041047× WBR
  5. 4- Ŷ = 0.28136–0.00114 × WBR