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Guinea grass, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.8 2.9 83.4 93.4 61  
Crude protein % DM 9.1 3.1 4.0 13.8 94  
Crude fibre % DM 36.7 4.0 30.3 44.7 55  
NDF % DM 71.7 3.4 68.3 81.5 38 *
ADF % DM 42.7 4.9 36.9 53.7 40 *
Lignin % DM 6.0 1.7 3.8 8.8 39 *
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.4 1.0 2.5 54  
Ash % DM 11.5 2.0 6.6 14.2 78  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 0.3 17.7 19.1 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.6 1.6 2.8 9.3 45  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0 0.9 1.4 4.3 46  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.3 7.7 6.8 40.2 41  
Sodium g/kg DM 3.1 2.9 0.4 8.6 17  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.0 1.1 1.7 5.9 35  
Manganese mg/kg DM 152 71 23 262 14  
Zinc mg/kg DM 35 5 29 48 15  
Copper mg/kg DM 6 2 2 10 15  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 57.3 4.5 49.2 65.4 28 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 54.8 12.2 36.0 71.3 10  

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 2006; Babayemi et al., 2009; Calles et al., 1982; CIRAD, 1991; Holm, 1971; Holm, 1971; Ibrahim et al., 1990; McLeod et al., 1990; Minson, 1971; Richard et al., 1989; Silanikove et al., 1990; Yousuf et al., 2007; Zhao et al., 1993

Last updated on 07/11/2012 17:20:36

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