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Red clover (Trifolium pratense), silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 27.7 6.4 21.2 41.4 22  
Crude protein % DM 18.9 2.3 13.9 21.8 33  
Crude fibre % DM 27.1 3.2 22.5 30.8 7 *
NDF % DM 41.3 4.1 35.0 48.6 25  
ADF % DM 32.4 1.7 29.3 35.2 21  
Lignin % DM 4.6   3.3 5.8 2  
Ether extract % DM 5.1   4.3 5.8 2  
Ash % DM 10.4 0.8 9.3 11.9 23  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 0.5 18.0 19.1 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 7.9       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 4.6   4.5 4.7 2  
Histidine % protein 2.2   2.0 2.3 2  
Isoleucine % protein 4.1   4.0 4.2 2  
Leucine % protein 8.3   8.2 8.4 2  
Lysine % protein 5.2   5.1 5.3 2  
Methionine % protein 1.6   1.6 1.6 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.1   4.6 5.6 2  
Threonine % protein 4.3   3.9 4.6 2  
Valine % protein 4.8   4.6 5.0 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 68.6 2.4 61.1 71.9 17 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.7 5.7 58.8 68.8 3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.5 3.6 57.1 69.6 12  
a (N) % 44.2 5.2 40.0 58.2 10  
b (N) % 49.8 7.9 40.0 68.0 10  
c (N) h-1 0.072 0.059 0.030 0.223 10  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 76 3 68 77 9 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 71 4 63 76 10 *

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

References

Al-Mabruk et al., 2004; Aufrère et al., 2002; Broderick et al., 2000; Broderick et al., 2001; Dewhurst et al., 2003; Emile et al., 1991; Fraser et al., 2000; Komprda et al., 1996; Kuoppala et al., 2009; Lee et al., 2009; Meschy, 2010; Moorby et al., 2008; Speijers et al., 2005; Steen et al., 1982; Thomas et al., 1985; Van Dorland et al., 2007; Van Dorland et al., 2008; Vanhatalo et al., 2009; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 10/09/2013 16:19:00

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