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Table 3 Digestion coefficients and nutritive values of the experimental groups

From: Nutritional impact of partial or complete replacement of soybean meal by sesame (Sesamum indicum) meal in lambs rations

Item R1 R2 R3 SEM
Nutrient digestibility
 Dry matter (DM) 85.12 84.89 84.22 0.37
 Organic matter (OM) 87.17 86.35 86.21 0.29
 Crude protein (CP) 70.07 69.88 69.60 0.20
 Crude fiber (CF) 67.90 68.75 68.90 0.35
 Ether extract (EE) 80.76 81.38 82.16 0.30
 Nitrogen-free extract (NFE) 78.09 78.02 77.99 0.27
Nutritive values (%)
 Total digestible nutrient (TDN) 72.12 71.81 71.49 0.20
 Digestible crude protein (DCP) 11.73a 11.53ab 11.31b 0.08
  1. a, bIn the same row having different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05).
  2. SEM standard error of mean.
  3. R1 Control ration contained 16% soybean meal (SBM).
  4. R2 Replaced 50% of soybean meal (SBM) by sesame meal (SM).
  5. R3 Replaced 100% of soybean meal (SBM) by sesame meal (SM).