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Itchgrass, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 91.4 89.8 93.0 2
Crude protein % DM 7.0 6.5 7.4 2
Crude fibre % DM 43.0 1
NDF % DM 66.5 1
ADF % DM 55.5 1
Lignin % DM 8.8 *
Ether extract % DM 1.0 0.9 1.0 2
Ash % DM 8.1 5.6 10.7 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.3 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.7 1
Potassium g/kg DM 21.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 50.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 46.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.9 *

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

References

Aregheore, 2006; CIRAD, 1991

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

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