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Table 3 Validation statistic of DE and ME of corn fed to growing pigs (MJ/kg, dry matter basis)

From: Use of near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy for the rapid determination of the digestible energy and metabolizable energy content of corn fed to growing pigs

Constituent n Mean SDa SEPb RSQv c RPDv d
DED e 29 16.31 0.741 0.275 0.86 2.69
MED e 29 15.93 0.730 0.276 0.86 2.64
DEC f 29 16.38 0.708 0.279 0.84 2.53
MEC f 29 16.10 0.676 0.284 0.82 2.38
  1. aStandard deviation
  2. bStandard error of prediction
  3. cCoefficient of determination for validation
  4. dRPDv = SD/SEP
  5. eDE and ME values determined by digestion-metabolism experiments using growing pigs
  6. fDE and ME values calculated according to the equations of Noblet and Perez [6]