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Dallis grass (Paspalum dilatatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 23.8 3.9 19.1 30.0 6
Crude protein % DM 10.3 3.0 6.2 13.9 11
Crude fibre % DM 35.1 5.3 26.5 45.3 11
NDF % DM 68.5 *
ADF % DM 41.0 *
Lignin % DM 5.6 *
Ether extract % DM 2.5 0.8 1.5 3.7 9
Ash % DM 9.4 2.5 6.4 14.7 11
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.4 0.9 2.7 5.0 6
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3 0.7 1.1 3.0 6
Potassium g/kg DM 25.7 5.7 18.7 33.2 6
Sodium g/kg DM 2.6 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.5 1.3 2.8 6
Manganese mg/kg DM 359 187 532 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 21 20 21 2
Copper mg/kg DM 8 6 10 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.4 6.9 61.6 74.1 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 52.2 2.6 49.3 54.1 3

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

References

Butterworth, 1963; CIRAD, 1991; Coetzee, 1948; French, 1943; Kaligis et al., 1990

Last updated on 27/11/2012 15:49:06

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