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Antelope grass (Echinochloa pyramidalis), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 27.7 2.5 22.9 31.7 18
Crude protein % DM 6.5 2.3 3.2 13.4 21
Crude fibre % DM 38.7 2.0 34.5 41.3 19
NDF % DM 73.6 *
ADF % DM 44.9 *
Lignin % DM 6.5 *
Ether extract % DM 1.5 0.3 1.1 2.1 18
Ash % DM 8.5 3.2 5.8 17.9 21
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.3 0.7 2.0 5.0 20
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 0.5 0.9 2.4 20
Potassium g/kg DM 17.2 6.5 8.8 32.4 20
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 0.6 1.5 3.4 20
Manganese mg/kg DM 419 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 23 1
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 57.9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:37

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