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Buffalo grass (Paspalum conjugatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 21.7 3.0 19.0 25.9 4
Crude protein % DM 11.5 3.6 6.1 16.0 13
Crude fibre % DM 30.2 5.2 24.4 40.6 13
NDF % DM 68.1 *
ADF % DM 35.6 *
Lignin % DM 4.4 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 1.2 1.5 4.9 9
Ash % DM 10.2 3.9 3.8 14.7 13
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.6 1.4 2.1 5.3 6
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0 1.9 1.2 6.3 6
Potassium g/kg DM 24.2 6.4 15.9 32.6 6
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.0 0.4 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.3 1.5 2.4 6.5 5
Manganese mg/kg DM 133 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 67.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 64.7 1

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

References

Chavancy, 1951; CIRAD, 1991; Holm, 1971; Kaligis et al., 1990; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Loosli et al., 1954

Last updated on 27/11/2012 15:49:17

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