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Nile grass (Acroceras macrum), aerial part, early bloom, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 8.7 1
Crude fibre % DM 30.8 1
NDF % DM 66.2 *
ADF % DM 36.2 *
Lignin % DM 4.5 *
Ether extract % DM 5.9 1
Ash % DM 9.9 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 65.8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5 *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:40

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