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Alfalfa, byproduct of fabrication of protein concentrate, dehydrated, crude fibre > 25%

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 91.1 1.3 90.1 92.6 3
Crude protein % DM 12.9 3.3 8.5 17.1 7
Crude fibre % DM 29.4 6.6 19.1 36.0 7
NDF % DM 51.9 50.7 53.1 2
ADF % DM 25.7 24.8 26.7 2
Lignin % DM 6.7 4.1 1.5 10.7 6
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.8 1.2 3.3 7
Ash % DM 8.2 1.8 6.3 11.4 7
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 1.1 16.6 19.1 6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 16.1 15.9 16.3 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.2 1.1 1.2 2
Potassium g/kg DM 7.2 7.1 7.3 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.2 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5 1.5 1.5 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.5 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Hartman et al., 1967; Walker et al., 1982

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:35

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