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Egyptian crowfoot grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 30.3 7.1 20.4 44.0 18  
Crude protein % DM 8.3 2.5 4.7 15.6 27  
Crude fibre % DM 33.4 3.5 26.8 39.1 26  
NDF % DM 68.7 14.0 41.9 68.9 3 *
ADF % DM 39.1 14.6 21.6 50.3 3 *
Lignin % DM 5.2         *
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1 24  
Ash % DM 9.1 1.8 6.5 12.5 27  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.1 1.3 3.6 7.7 20  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3 0.8 1.1 4.4 20  
Potassium g/kg DM 21.3 20.0 10.0 101.0 19  
Sodium g/kg DM 2.2 3.8 0.1 8.0 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.7 4.5 2.0 20.0 15  
Manganese mg/kg DM 63   48 77 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 126 151 29 300 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 8 2 6 10 3  
Iron mg/kg DM 20       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 63.3         *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 65       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 11.2       1  

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1960; Dougall et al., 1965; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Holm, 1971; Naik et al., 1998; Sen, 1938; Tefera et al., 2009; Zaharaby et al., 2001

Last updated on 30/04/2013 13:36:32

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