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Mission grass, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 19.7 4.4 13.7 30.0 17
Crude protein % DM 8.6 1.8 6.5 12.3 19
Crude fibre % DM 37.7 3.8 27.1 41.0 18
NDF % DM 72.7 1.6 72.7 78.8 3 *
ADF % DM 43.8 9.2 30.2 50.1 4 *
Lignin % DM 6.2 4.1 2.2 11.2 4 *
Ether extract % DM 1.5 0.2 1.1 2.0 18
Ash % DM 11.8 2.2 8.6 15.9 19
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.8 0.4 2.0 3.7 18
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3 0.5 1.6 3.5 18
Potassium g/kg DM 28.0 9.7 15.3 38.8 4
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.7 2.5 2.8 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 152 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 1
Copper mg/kg DM 9 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1965; Sen, 1938; Senanayake, 1995

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

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