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Honduras grass (Ixophorus unisetus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 19.0 16.1 21.9 2
Crude protein % DM 11.5 3.4 7.9 14.4 4
Crude fibre % DM 30.3 0.3 30.0 30.6 4
NDF % DM 65.7 *
ADF % DM 35.6 *
Lignin % DM 4.4 *
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.4 0.5 3.5 4
Ash % DM 12.2 2.4 10.0 14.8 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 67.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1 *

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

References

Calvino, 1952; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:21

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