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Cockspur grass (Echinochloa crus-galli), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.1       1  
Crude protein % DM 13.5       1  
Crude fibre % DM 22.7       1  
Ether extract % DM 2.5       1  
Ash % DM 10.4       1  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 58.5         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 27.2         *
Lignin % DM 2.6         *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8         *
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 69         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 72       1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 60       1  

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

References

Newlander, 1935

Last updated on 22/12/2017 10:56:03

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