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Cockspur grass (Echinochloa crus-galli), grain

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.2       1  
Crude protein % DM 10.6   9.3 13.2 3  
Crude fibre % DM 14.3          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 67.1   58.1 73 3  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 39.6   35.8 41.9 3  
Lignin % DM 9.5   7.2 11.5 3  
Ether extract % DM 6   2.6 8.3 3  
Ash % DM 10.2   9.5 10.8 3  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 56.8          
Starch (enzymatic) % DM 54.5         *
Total sugars % DM 1.9          
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3       1 *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 6.8       1  
Arginine g/16g N 3.3       1  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 5.9       1  
Cystine g/16g N 1.7       1  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 14.4       1  
Glycine g/16g N 2.7       1  
Histidine g/16g N 3.3       1  
Isoleucine g/16g N 3.2       1  
Leucine g/16g N 7.6       1  
Lysine g/16g N 2.4       1  
Methionine g/16g N 1.7       1  
Methionine+cystine g/16g N 3.5         *
Phenylalanine g/16g N 4.5       1  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 7.3         *
Proline g/16g N 5.9       1  
Serine g/16g N 4.2       1  
Threonine g/16g N 3.1       1  
Tryptophan g/16g N 0.8       1  
Tyrosine g/16g N 2.7       1  
Valine g/16g N 4.2       1  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.3       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 6.3       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 8       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.11       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.9       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 69       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 121       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 0.2       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 678       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 43.5         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 8         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.8         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 52         *
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 14         *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 13.7         *
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 90.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 87.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 82.9         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 40         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 47         *
a (N) % 5          
b (N) % 73   10 80 3  
c (N) h-1 0.055   0.026 0.27 3  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67         *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=4%) % 73         *
a (DM) % 36   21 46 3  
b (DM) % 59   49 67 3  
c (DM) h-1 0.065   0.038 0.068 3  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.5         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.3         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 46.4         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 33.2         *

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

References

Harrold et al., 1977; Haukos et al., 1995

Last updated on 07/09/2020 22:36:32

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