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Bread grass (Brachiaria brizantha), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 83.8 10.3 63.6 95.7 12
Crude protein % DM 5.2 2.1 2.5 8.7 13
Crude fibre % DM 38.6 5.1 28.0 44.6 11
NDF % DM 70.3 *
ADF % DM 45.1 *
Lignin % DM 7.0 *
Ether extract % DM 1.5 0.4 1.0 2.2 11
Ash % DM 8.2 1.6 6.0 10.7 13
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.0 1.1 2.2 6.0 11
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.7 0.5 2.6 11
Potassium g/kg DM 13.9 6.0 5.8 23.5 10
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.4 1.5 2.7 11
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 47.3 47.3 71.9 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 45.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 64.2 63.3 65.2 2

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

References

CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Pozy et al., 1996; Todd, 1956; Walker, 1975

Last updated on 29/11/2012 09:56:59

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