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Feedipedia

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

Include hay samples

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.8 1.2 91.3 94.0 4  
Crude protein % DM 6.0 3.8 1.9 10.4 5  
Crude fibre % DM 42.0 4.4 36.9 44.7 3  
NDF % DM 76.7   42.1 76.7 2 *
ADF % DM 48.5         *
Lignin % DM 7.3   7.3 13.3 2 *
Ether extract % DM 0.8 0.3 0.4 1.2 4  
Ash % DM 7.1 1.1 6.4 8.4 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.2 2.8 0.3 5.4 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 2.6 1.8 1.6 4.7 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4   0.2 0.7 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.6 0.6 0.2 1.3 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 51.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 47.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 44.3       1  

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

References

Balgees et al., 2011; CIRAD, 1991; Walker, 1975

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