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Aleppo grass (Sorghum halepense), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 22.1 5.0 15.9 27.7 4  
Crude protein % DM 10.1 2.9 5.1 16.1 12  
Crude fibre % DM 33.7 4.3 27.4 38.7 6  
NDF % DM 68.9 4.0 52.7 68.9 6 *
ADF % DM 39.4 2.6 31.5 39.4 6 *
Lignin % DM 5.2         *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.8 1.5 3.5 6  
Ash % DM 9.4 0.9 7.7 11.1 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.5       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 63.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9         *

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

References

Aumont et al., 1991; Gill, 1970; Naik et al., 1998; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 06/01/2015 11:31:20

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