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Table 4 Impact of particle size standard deviation on the gross energy content of diet and of digestible and metabolizable energy content of the corn, dry matter basis

From: A review of feed efficiency in swine: biology and application

Items Particle Size Standard Deviation SEM P value
1.88 2.11 2.33 2.51 2.73 linear linear
DM, % 95.62 95.53 95.35 95.59 95.57 0.18 0.83 0.24
GE, Mcal/kg 4.43 4.43 4.42 4.45 4.42    
DE, Mcal/kg 3.80 3.73 3.59 3.71 3.76 0.03 0.23 <0.0001
ME, Mcal/kg1 3.74 3.68 3.53 3.66 3.70 0.03 0.23 <0.0001
  1. 1Calculated from DE using equation of [67]
  2. Source: [59]