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Table 4 Average values of initial body weight (IBW), final body weight (FBW), daily weight gain (DWG), feed conversion (FC) and body condition score (BCS) according to the sorghum silage replacement levels by wet brewer’s grains

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

  Diets    
  0 33 66 100 Regression equation1 R2 Pr > F
Performance of lambs (Mean ± Standard deviation)
IBW (kg) 24.7 ± 4.0 25.8 ± 5.2 25.0 ± 3.8 25.6 ± 4.0 Ῡ = 25.3 0.78
FBW (kg) 39.3 ± 5.3 40.5 ± 3.3 42.2 ± 5.0 39.0 ± 5.3 Ῡ = 40.2 0.95
DWG (kg d−1) 0.25 ± 0.1 0.33 ± 0.1 0.37 ± 0.1 0.32 ± 0.1 Ῡ = 0.32 0.21
FC 5.1 ± 0.3 4.5 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 1.0 Ῡ = 4.5 0.15
BCS1 3.2 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 0.2 3.1 ± 0.3 Ῡ = 3.1 0.70
  1. 1Body condition score: 1 = very poor – 5 = very fat