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Red clover (Trifolium pratense), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 19.0 5.8 12.7 34.7 33  
Crude protein % DM 19.7 2.9 15.2 27.7 57  
Crude fibre % DM 22.4 6.6 10.0 36.5 14  
NDF % DM 36.4 5.9 25.7 48.3 39  
ADF % DM 26.6 4.0 16.2 34.5 26  
Lignin % DM 4.1 1.6 2.0 8.0 17  
Ether extract % DM 3.5 1.0 1.8 5.3 9  
Ash % DM 10.4 1.6 7.7 13.3 22  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 8.3 2.1 4.4 11.3 15  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 14.4 0.2 14.2 14.6 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4 0.2 3.2 3.6 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 27.1   27.0 27.3 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.9   1.0 2.8 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 3.3   3.2 3.4 2  
Arginine % protein 2.9 0.3 2.6 3.2 3  
Aspartic acid % protein 10.0   9.7 10.3 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 6.8   6.6 7.0 2  
Glycine % protein 3.2 0.7 2.6 4.0 3  
Histidine % protein 1.8   1.7 1.9 2  
Isoleucine % protein 2.7   2.5 2.8 2  
Leucine % protein 5.1   4.9 5.3 2  
Lysine % protein 3.8 0.7 3.1 4.4 3  
Methionine % protein 0.7   0.6 0.7 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 2.7 1.0 1.5 3.4 3  
Proline % protein 2.9   2.9 3.0 2  
Serine % protein 3.4   3.3 3.4 2  
Threonine % protein 3.1 0.2 2.9 3.2 3  
Tyrosine % protein 1.8 0.2 1.6 2.0 3  
Valine % protein 3.8 0.7 3.2 4.5 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 74.1 5.1 61.6 76.2 9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 70.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 73.3 0.6 73.0 74.0 3  
a (N) % 34.8 8.3 23.8 42.4 6  
b (N) % 51.1 5.0 44.4 59.3 6  
c (N) h-1 0.176 0.123 0.080 0.355 6  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 76 1 73 76 6 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 73 7 69 86 19 *

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

References

Aufrère et al., 2002; Aufrère, 1982; Brink et al., 1988; Dewhurst et al., 2003; Djouvinov et al., 1998; Emile et al., 1991; Fulkerson et al., 2007; Hoffman et al., 1993; Holm, 1971; Komprda et al., 1996; Kuoppala et al., 2009; Le Goffe, 1991; Lee et al., 2009; Marichal et al., 2010; Marley et al., 2005; Moharrery et al., 2009; Pelletier et al., 2010; Schneider, 1957; Tomme, 1964; Van Dorland et al., 2007; Van Dorland et al., 2008; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 10/09/2013 17:21:06

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