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Bur clover (Medicago polymorpha), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 24.3 23.5 10.0 91.6 12  
Crude protein % DM 23.8 4.5 14.4 29.6 21  
Crude fibre % DM 17.7   14.0 21.4 2  
NDF % DM 41.8 8.3 30.6 55.9 20  
ADF % DM 27.7 6.9 20.0 42.6 20  
Lignin % DM 6.2 2.6 2.3 12.4 17  
Ether extract % DM 2.6 0.5 2.0 3.6 7  
Ash % DM 14.4 1.3 13.1 15.6 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.2       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.7       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.1       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 77.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 74.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3         *

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

References

Addis et al., 2005; Alford et al., 2003; Cabiddu et al., 2005; Cabiddu et al., 2006; Calvino, 1952; Chriyaa et al., 1997; Fois et al., 2005; Sitzia et al., 2000; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 01/10/2016 19:30:56

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