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Giant reed (Arundo donax), aerial part, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.2   84.6 91.8 2  
Crude protein % DM 8.7 2.0 6.6 10.6 3  
Crude fibre % DM 31.5 1.7 29.7 33.0 3  
NDF % DM 68.5       1  
ADF % DM 40.7       1  
Lignin % DM 8.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 2.0 1.0 1.1 3.0 3  
Ash % DM 12.3 1.7 10.5 13.9 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.5       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 25.3       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.0       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.3       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 31       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 38       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 2       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 126       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 42.1       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 38.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 43.0       1  

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

References

Ahmed et al., 2009; Talapatra, 1950; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 15/08/2014 19:39:11

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