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Blue signal grass (Brachiaria leersioides), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 9.9   7.9 11.8 2  
Crude fibre % DM 33.5   31.5 35.5 2  
Ether extract % DM 2   1.9 2 2  
Ash % DM 14.1   13.5 14.7 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 68.7         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 39.1         *
Lignin % DM 5.2         *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.9   3.4 4.4 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9   1.6 2.2 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 61         *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1965

Last updated on 08/12/2017 22:29:04

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