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Finger millet (Eleusine coracana), straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.1 1.4 91.8 95.0 4
Crude protein % DM 5.0 2.8 2.3 10.6 12
Crude fibre % DM 36.5 2.3 34.2 38.7 3
NDF % DM 73.7 7.1 60.5 82.1 11
ADF % DM 45.9 4.2 40.9 51.8 8
Lignin % DM 5.1 0.3 4.8 5.4 3
Ether extract % DM 0.8 0.3 0.5 1.3 7
Ash % DM 9.4 2.5 7.2 16.9 12
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 8.4 1.5 6.6 10.0 5
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.9 0.7 0.3 1.9 5
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.6 0.9 3.6 5.3 3
Manganese mg/kg DM 268 32 233 295 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 25 8 15 34 4
Copper mg/kg DM 7 2 5 9 4
Iron mg/kg DM 243 147 130 409 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 57.7 6.5 53.9 65.2 3
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.7 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.1 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 16.0 1

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

References

Bhatta et al., 2000; Chandrasekharaiah et al., 2004; Darshan et al., 2007; Gowda et al., 2004; Gowda et al., 2005; Gowda et al., 2008; Krishnamoorthy et al., 1995; Madibela et al., 2004; Ncube et al., 1992; Patel, 1966; Prasad et al., 2005; Rao et al., 1994

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:11

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