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Bahia grass, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 91.1 1
Crude protein % DM 9.7 2.2 7.2 12.3 5
Crude fibre % DM 33.5 1
NDF % DM 68.8 0.7 68.8 73.8 4 *
ADF % DM 39.2 1.7 36.5 39.8 3 *
Lignin % DM 5.2 0.5 5.2 6.2 3 *
Ether extract % DM 1.4 1
Ash % DM 7.8 2.5 5.5 11.4 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 *
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 4.6 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 60.8 60.3 63.8 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5 *

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

References

Flores et al., 1993; Foster et al., 2009; Horton et al., 1994; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:11

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