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Common vetch (Vicia sativa), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.1 2.7 84.8 92.8 7  
Crude protein % DM 19.7 1.8 16.9 22.5 12  
Crude fibre % DM 24.5 2.4 20.4 28.5 10  
NDF % DM 38.6 8.1 27.1 47.8 7  
ADF % DM 28.7 5.1 20.6 35.2 8  
Lignin % DM 6.5 2.0 4.4 8.5 3  
Ether extract % DM 1.8 1.0 0.7 2.4 3  
Ash % DM 10.7 1.2 9.0 12.3 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 14.5 2.6 11.1 17.9 7  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 2.0 0.9 7.0 7  
Potassium g/kg DM 26.1       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 7.4       1  
Arginine % protein 6.0       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 13.4       1  
Cystine % protein 1.3       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 11.6       1  
Glycine % protein 5.8       1  
Histidine % protein 2.7       1  
Isoleucine % protein 5.3       1  
Leucine % protein 9.4       1  
Lysine % protein 7.2       1  
Methionine % protein 1.6       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.8       1  
Proline % protein 6.2       1  
Serine % protein 4.9       1  
Threonine % protein 5.2       1  
Tryptophan % protein 2.1       1  
Tyrosine % protein 4.0       1  
Valine % protein 7.4       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 7.5       1  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.7       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 64.4 2.9 64.4 72.9 7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 76.7 3.6 72.9 81.0 6  
a (N) % 45.3       1  
b (N) % 41.8       1  
c (N) h-1 0.066       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 71         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67         *

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

References

Abbeddou et al., 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Berhane et al., 2006; Lopez et al., 1996; Neumark, 1970

Last updated on 13/03/2013 15:30:35

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