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Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum), straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.1 0.7 92.2 94.5 19
Crude protein % DM 5.2 1.2 3.0 6.6 20
Crude fibre % DM 41.8 1.5 37.9 43.6 17
NDF % DM 80.0 2.1 76.3 83.5 17
ADF % DM 52.9 3.7 42.9 57.2 19
Lignin % DM 10.7 1.3 8.3 13.2 18
Ether extract % DM 0.7 0.2 0.4 1.1 18
Ash % DM 8.6 1.4 5.9 11.4 21
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 0.6 17.7 19.2 5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.5 1.1 1.0 5.7 18
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 0.6 0.7 3.2 18
Potassium g/kg DM 23.8 6.6 12.7 43.6 18
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.3 9
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.8 1.2 1.7 5.9 19
Manganese mg/kg DM 96 33 43 141 9
Zinc mg/kg DM 26 8 15 36 10
Copper mg/kg DM 7 4 4 16 10
Iron mg/kg DM 667 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 47.4 6.5 38.0 52.8 4
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 43.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 7.0 1.0 12.9 2

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

References

Bennison et al., 1998; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1943; Gowda et al., 2004; Ncube et al., 1992; Richard et al., 1989; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:46

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