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Big-leaf bristle grass (Setaria megaphylla), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 8.9 2.6 4.6 11.7 6  
Crude fibre % DM 39.5 3.6 33.5 42.5 5  
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.4 0.7 1.8 6  
Ash % DM 8.4 2.2 5.8 12.1 6  
Insoluble ash % DM 4   3.2 4.9 4  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 74.3       1 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 45.7       1 *
Lignin % DM 6.6       1 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9   1.5 2.4 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5   1.2 1.8 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.5   3.3 4.1 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 9.6   7.2 12.4 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 51.9         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 54.3         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1960; du Toit, 2017

Last updated on 10/07/2019 10:43:22

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