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Red clover (Trifolium pratense), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.5 1.0 88.4 90.2 3  
Crude protein % DM 18.3 7.2 9.8 29.7 13  
Crude fibre % DM 27.4 6.9 20.0 33.8 3  
NDF % DM 37.7 15.1 21.0 56.6 9  
ADF % DM 28.3 11.3 14.5 41.9 11  
Lignin % DM 6.0 4.2 2.1 11.7 8  
Ether extract % DM 2.5   2.1 2.9 2  
Ash % DM 6.8 5.2 1.2 18.3 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 13.5   9.8 17.1 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 9.0   1.3 16.6 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 3.9       1  
Cystine % protein 0.8       1  
Histidine % protein 1.7       1  
Isoleucine % protein 3.6       1  
Leucine % protein 6.6       1  
Lysine % protein 4.3       1  
Methionine % protein 1.3       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.3       1  
Threonine % protein 3.9       1  
Tryptophan % protein 1.9       1  
Valine % protein 4.7       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66.2 8.7 55.1 73.1 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 65.1   55.3 74.8 2  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Bochi-Brum et al., 1999; Carro et al., 1991; Kennedy, 1985; Lavrencic et al., 2001; Lopez et al., 2001; Miles et al., 1969; Tedeschi et al., 2001; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 10/09/2013 16:06:35

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