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Red oat grass (Themeda triandra), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 47.0 7.2 36.0 58.4 12
Crude protein % DM 5.7 1.6 3.3 9.0 26
Crude fibre % DM 33.7 2.1 30.0 37.7 26
NDF % DM 69.0 *
ADF % DM 39.4 *
Lignin % DM 5.3 *
Ether extract % DM 2.1 0.5 1.4 3.0 24
Ash % DM 11.6 2.2 8.3 15.3 26
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.7 1.1 1.2 4.9 23
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.9 0.3 0.5 1.5 23
Potassium g/kg DM 6.9 3.1 3.1 13.7 23
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.9 18
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.4 1.1 2.9 23
Manganese mg/kg DM 81 44 23 200 18
Zinc mg/kg DM 21 6 12 29 18
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1 4 7 18
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 51.9 1

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

References

Botha, 1938; CIRAD, 1991; Marshall, 1967

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:54

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