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Nile grass (Acroceras macrum), aerial part, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 8.5 1
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 1
NDF % DM 67.2 *
ADF % DM 37.3 *
Lignin % DM 4.8 *
Ether extract % DM 1.8 1
Ash % DM 6.1 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.8 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 57.5 1

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

References

Van Wyk et al., 1951

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

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