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Berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.6 1.3 86.7 90.4 14  
Crude protein % DM 15.7 2.4 12.4 22.0 14  
Crude fibre % DM 26.9 3.4 22.6 36.1 13  
NDF % DM 49.3   32.0 55.9 2 *
ADF % DM 30.2   22.0 38.4 2 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.1 2.2 2.7 10  
Ash % DM 13.7 4.0 8.6 24.8 13  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 21.9 5.6 13.1 28.0 10  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6 0.5 1.9 3.4 10  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 63.1 4.8 55.1 70.3 10 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.1 6.8 49.9 73.1 11  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 64.4         *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 11.3       1  
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 10.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 67.6       1  

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Asar et al., 2010; Gaafar et al., 2011; Karsli et al., 1999; Mohsen et al., 2011; Neumark, 1970; Tisserand et al., 1989

Last updated on 28/01/2013 11:47:55

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