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Carpet grass (Axonopus scoparius), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 15.8 1.7 14.6 18.3 4
Crude protein % DM 8.0 2.3 6.2 11.4 4
Crude fibre % DM 29.7 0.8 28.6 30.5 4
NDF % DM 65.2 *
ADF % DM 35.0 *
Lignin % DM 4.3 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.9 1.4 3.4 4
Ash % DM 10.9 2.8 7.8 14.2 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 48.6 1

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

References

Bateman et al., 1962; Calvino, 1952; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:55

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