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Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 11.3 3.8 3.8 18.8 11
Crude fibre % DM 35.2 1
NDF % DM 70.4 *
ADF % DM 41.1 29.4 41.1 2 *
Lignin % DM 5.6 2.9 5.6 2 *
Ether extract % DM 0.8 1
Ash % DM 9.7 2.0 5.6 10.7 9
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.9 3.8 4.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.4 6.0 48.1 62.3 9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 53.7 7.0 47.0 61.0 3

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

References

Hart et al., 1990; Minson, 1971; Rees et al., 1980; Rogerson, 1955

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:25

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