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Foxtail millet (Setaria italica), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 35.6 3.3 30.3 42.3 11
Crude protein % DM 10.7 1.2 8.3 12.5 15
Crude fibre % DM 35.2 *
NDF % DM 56.4 9.0 48.4 72.0 14
ADF % DM 41.3 2.7 33.4 43.8 14
Lignin % DM 5.7 0.5 5.7 7.0 4 *
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.2 1.9 2.4 10
Ash % DM 8.7 1.4 6.3 11.2 14
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 0.1 1.7 2.1 9
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 0.1 1.1 1.5 9
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.3 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.2 0.8 6.0 8.7 9
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 55.0 1

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

References

Arbabi et al., 2008; CGIAR, 2009; Neumark, 1970; Torbatinejad et al., 2009

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:13

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