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Indian bluegrass (Bothriochloa pertusa), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 94.3 1
Crude protein % DM 3.0 1
Crude fibre % DM 39.2 1
NDF % DM 74.1 *
ADF % DM 45.5 *
Lignin % DM 6.6 *
Ether extract % DM 1.2 1
Ash % DM 10.7 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 53.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.8 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 1.8 1

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

References

Lander et al., 1932

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:22

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