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Cockspur grass (Echinochloa crus-galli), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 40.9   19.2 90.7 4  
Crude protein % DM 10.3 3 5.4 16.7 40  
Crude fibre % DM 26 6.1 5.9 31.5 15  
Ether extract % DM 4.7 1.2 2.5 6.3 16  
Ash % DM 11.7 2.4 6 14.6 16  
Insoluble ash % DM 4.4       1  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 66.4 3.3 59.3 73.9 25  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 37.4 2.2 33.3 43.6 25  
Lignin % DM 4.8       1 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.1       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.5       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.6       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 63       1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 57       1  

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

References

Cho NamKi et al., 2011; Dongmeza et al., 2009; Khanum et al., 2007; Lee et al., 2013; Phelps et al., 1896; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 22/12/2017 10:51:18

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