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Guinea grass, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 22.7 7.4 10.2 47.4 1835
Crude protein % DM 11.2 4.3 3.2 21.4 2396
Crude fibre % DM 37.3 3.7 27.7 46.9 2218
NDF % DM 72.3 6.5 54.1 80.2 245 *
ADF % DM 43.4 5.4 28.2 49.8 178 *
Lignin % DM 6.1 1.0 3.3 7.6 177 *
Ether extract % DM 1.8 0.6 0.8 3.8 2077
Ash % DM 10.5 2.3 6.1 18.2 2218
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 0.5 16.9 19.2 21 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.9 1.7 1.9 17.5 2147
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4 0.9 0.8 4.7 2156
Potassium g/kg DM 23.1 9.3 5.7 50.3 2054
Sodium g/kg DM 2.7 2.2 0.3 8.0 86
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.4 1.3 1.4 7.2 2040
Manganese mg/kg DM 127 57 49 269 122
Zinc mg/kg DM 30 8 18 52 123
Copper mg/kg DM 6 2 3 10 123
Iron mg/kg DM 279 232 132 683 5
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 4.9 1
Cystine % protein 1.4 1
Histidine % protein 1.8 1
Isoleucine % protein 4.3 1
Leucine % protein 8.4 1
Lysine % protein 5.6 1
Methionine % protein 2.1 1
Phenylalanine % protein 5.3 1
Threonine % protein 4.7 1
Tryptophan % protein 2.2 1
Valine % protein 6.6 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 5.6 1.0 10.1 2
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.2 6.5 52.6 79.2 50 *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 65 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.3 51.5 59.1 2
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.9 0.7 7.1 8.9 5
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 61.8 11.8 31.5 81.9 61
a (N) % 25.3 16.7 1.2 40.3 6
b (N) % 43.0 18.6 6.8 55.0 6
c (N) h-1 0.038 0.021 0.007 0.058 6
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 46 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 42 15 2 65 16 *

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

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