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Table 2 Carbohydrates and lignin in cereal grain byproducts (g/kg DM)a, b

From: Structures and characteristics of carbohydrates in diets fed to pigs: a review

Items Bran Hulls Middlings DDGSc
  Corn Wheat Rye Rice Oat Barley Oat Wheat Rye Corn Sorghum
Total MBG 2 24 45 16 14 26 37
Total AX 207 232 292 235 240
A:X 0.61 0.58 0.36 0.28 0.13
Starch 376 220 287 172 575 369 17 28
Resistant starch 2 2
Cellulose 89 72 39 166 192 196 19 27 102 85
Lignin 30 75 68 115 148 11 39 29 99
Pectin 4 79 2
Dietary fiberd
 Total dietary fiber 457 414 237 410 423 371
 Insoluble dietary fiber 406 376 115 390 411 329
 Soluble dietary fiber 52 38 113 21 12 42
  1. aAdapted from Bach Knudsen [48], Bailoni et al. [64], Bach Knudsen [30], NRC [17], Bach Knudsen [42], Cervantes-Pahm et al. [37], Curry et al. [68], and Jaworski and Stein [69]
  2. bMBG mixed linked β-glucan, AX arabinoxylan, A:X arabinose to xylose ratio
  3. cDistillers dried grains with solubles
  4. dValues for dietary fiber were adapted from McCleary et al. [70], Jaworski et al. [65], Jaworski and Stein [69], Navarro et al. [66], Navarro et al. [67]