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Bahia grass, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 24.7   24.1 25.3 2  
Crude protein % DM 14.2 4.1 6.0 19.9 18  
Crude fibre % DM 31.5 2.7 28.1 34.5 4  
NDF % DM 66.9 6.3 61.8 81.4 18 *
ADF % DM 37.0 5.7 26.2 41.9 18 *
Lignin % DM 4.7 2.4 0.3 6.4 17 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 1.2 1.2 4.0 4  
Ash % DM 10.7 2.9 6.8 13.5 4  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 2.3       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.5       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 20.5       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.2       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 67.1 1.6 59.4 67.1 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 73.8   70.2 77.4 2  
a (N) % 4.5   2.6 6.4 2  
b (N) % 90.8   88.1 93.5 2  
c (N) h-1 0.029   0.028 0.029 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 42         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 34   33 34 2 *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 40.6         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.4         *

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

References

Arthington et al., 2005; Chavancy, 1951; INFIC, 1978; Krueger et al., 2008; Muntifering et al., 2000; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Yayota et al., 2009

Last updated on 02/05/2013 16:37:51

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