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Itchgrass, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 37.2 8.1 23.8 48.6 7
Crude protein % DM 8.1 2.3 4.9 11.8 10
Crude fibre % DM 34.6 5.2 23.4 38.3 7
NDF % DM 69.8 9.1 64.0 84.3 4 *
ADF % DM 40.3 8.1 32.0 46.5 3 *
Lignin % DM 5.5 4.6 5.5 2 *
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.5 1.6 2.9 6
Ash % DM 10.8 3.1 7.3 17.0 10
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.3 0.9 2.2 4.6 5
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 1.2 1.2 4.3 5
Potassium g/kg DM 11.0 2.5 7.2 13.6 5
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.3 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6 0.3 2.3 3.1 4
Manganese mg/kg DM 203 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 1
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2 *

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

References

Aregheore, 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1965; Holm, 1971; Komwihangilo et al., 2007; Sultan et al., 2007

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

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