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Intermediate wheatgrass (Elytrigia intermedia), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 24.4 0.3 24.0 24.6 4
Crude protein % DM 21.7 1.7 19.3 22.9 4
Crude fibre % DM 24.1 2.4 21.0 26.6 4
NDF % DM 59.9 *
ADF % DM 28.8 *
Lignin % DM 2.9 *
Ether extract % DM 5.6 0.2 5.4 5.9 4
Ash % DM 12.9 0.6 12.2 13.5 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 76.5 1.8 76.5 81.6 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 83.8 0.5 83.5 84.5 4

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

References

Van Wyk et al., 1951

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:23

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