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Sabi grass (Urochloa mosambicensis), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 9.9 8.8 11.0 2
Crude fibre % DM 26.7 22.4 31.0 2
NDF % DM 62.3 *
ADF % DM 31.7 *
Lignin % DM 3.5 *
Ether extract % DM 2.0 1.9 2.0 2
Ash % DM 21.0 13.8 28.2 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 15.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 7.8 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6 1
Potassium g/kg DM 32.4 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.6 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.8 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 70.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5 *

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

References

Nasrullah et al., 2003; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:57

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