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Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.0 3.1 87.0 93.1 3
Crude protein % DM 9.0 0.8 7.4 10.5 13
Crude fibre % DM 33.8 2.8 30.6 35.7 3
NDF % DM 69.1 2.3 69.1 73.9 10 *
ADF % DM 39.6 0.8 39.6 49.3 10 *
Lignin % DM 5.3 0.0 5.3 8.8 10 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.3 1.7 2.3 3
Ash % DM 11.8 0.6 11.3 12.6 16
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 60.3 2.3 56.1 63.6 18 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.8 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 53.0 11.3 41.3 63.7 3

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

References

French, 1943; Mero et al., 1998; Todd, 1956

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:52

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