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Columbus grass (Sorghum x almum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 17.5 4.5 8.8 23.9 18
Crude protein % DM 10.0 2.4 7.8 15.8 18
Crude fibre % DM 33.6 5.0 19.6 43.4 18
NDF % DM 68.8 9.2 52.0 69.2 3 *
ADF % DM 39.3 8.4 26.0 42.2 3 *
Lignin % DM 5.2 1.1 3.5 5.5 3 *
Ether extract % DM 2.5 0.9 1.1 3.8 18
Ash % DM 11.7 4.7 7.3 21.8 18
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.5 1.2 2.4 6.8 11
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.1 1.0 2.8 5.6 11
Potassium g/kg DM 15.1 4.4 10.8 21.9 6
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.6 6
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 4.9 1.2 3.9 6.2 3
Arginine % protein 3.1 0.4 2.7 3.4 3
Aspartic acid % protein 6.1 0.8 5.3 7.0 3
Cystine % protein 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.8 3
Glutamic acid % protein 7.0 0.8 6.3 7.9 3
Glycine % protein 3.2 0.5 2.6 3.5 3
Histidine % protein 1.2 0.2 1.1 1.4 3
Isoleucine % protein 2.5 0.3 2.1 2.7 3
Leucine % protein 5.1 0.7 4.3 5.6 3
Lysine % protein 3.5 0.9 2.9 4.6 3
Methionine % protein 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.7 3
Phenylalanine % protein 3.4 0.4 3.1 3.8 3
Proline % protein 2.4 0.4 2.0 2.8 3
Serine % protein 0.8 0.2 0.7 1.0 3
Threonine % protein 1.9 0.3 1.6 2.2 3
Tyrosine % protein 1.9 0.2 1.7 2.0 3
Valine % protein 4.1 0.5 3.6 4.6 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 63.8 22.0 12.0 63.8 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 33.0 6.9 27.0 39.0 4
a (N) % 17.1 5.9 10.5 21.7 3
b (N) % 54.2 2.8 51.1 56.8 3
c (N) h-1 0.023 0.015 0.006 0.033 3
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 37 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 32 7 26 39 3 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Holm, 1971; Holm, 1971; Lanyasunya et al., 2007

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:02

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