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Table 1 Composition of the animal bedding before and after washing

From: Introducing low-quality feedstocks in bioethanol production: efficient conversion of the lignocellulose fraction of animal bedding through steam pretreatment

Content (%DM bedding) Animal bedding Fiber after washing
Manure 43.4 10.5
 Organic matter 29.7 7.2
 Inorganic matter 13.7 3.3
Fiber 56.6 89.5
 Glucan 24.1 38.1
 Xylan 11.6 18.3
 Galactan 0.5 0.8
 Arabinan 1.2 1.9
 Mannan 0.6 0.9
 Lignin 11.8 18.7
 Extractives 4.2 6.7
 Ash 1.9 2.9