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Itchgrass, straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 94.2 93.6 94.8 2
Crude protein % DM 3.7 2.0 1.5 5.3 3
Crude fibre % DM 39.2 31.1 47.3 2
NDF % DM 76.2 *
ADF % DM 45.5 *
Lignin % DM 6.6 *
Ether extract % DM 0.8 0.8 0.9 2
Ash % DM 9.9 0.8 9.2 10.8 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.9 2.4 3.3 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 0.3 1.8 2
Potassium g/kg DM 13.0 10.2 15.8 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 2.2 2.3 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 47.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 44.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.3 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Sen, 1938

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

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