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Giant star grass (Cynodon aethiopicus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 8.6 2.9 5.4 12.2 4
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 4.6 26.6 37.6 4
NDF % DM 67.2 *
ADF % DM 37.3 *
Lignin % DM 4.8 *
Ether extract % DM 1.1 0.4 0.9 1.7 4
Ash % DM 10.5 1.6 8.2 11.9 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 64.8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *

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

References

Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:14

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