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Subterranean clover (Trifolium subterraneum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 15.1 3.8 9.6 20.5 9  
Crude protein % DM 18.1 4 10.6 28.2 26  
Crude fibre % DM 26.9 3.2 19.1 28.7 8 *
Ether extract % DM 3.3   2.4 4.4 3  
Ash % DM 11.2 0.8 9.8 12.3 9  
Insoluble ash % DM 2.3          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 39.9 12.6 24.2 64.3 12 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 31.3 9.3 21.3 47.5 9  
Lignin % DM 7.2 2.6 4.6 12.6 9 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3         *
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Myristic acid C14:0 % fatty acids 0   0 0 2  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 9.2   8.9 9.4 2  
Palmitoleic acid C16:1 % fatty acids 0.08   0.08 0.08 2  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 2.7   2.1 3.2 2  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 1.5   1.4 1.6 2  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 14.2   14 14.4 2  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 72.3   71.4 73.2 2  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 12.7 2 8.2 14.9 9  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3 0.9 2 4.9 14  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.7          
Potassium g/kg DM 20 6 16 31.9 6  
Sodium g/kg DM 2.2          
Zinc mg/kg DM 33          
Copper mg/kg DM 5          
Iron mg/kg DM 241          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 65         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 68         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 77 4 72 84 7  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 58 14 32 74 12 *
a (N) % 23 5 16 32 12  
b (N) % 57 14 31 73 12  
c (N) h-1 0.095 0.054 0.029 0.188 12  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 60 15 35 77 12 *
a (DM) % 25 6 17 35 12  
b (DM) % 57 8 46 70 12  
c (DM) h-1 0.092 0.055 0.029 0.188 12  

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

References

AFZ, 2017; Alibes et al., 1990; Cabiddu et al., 2005; Cohen et al., 2001; Koukoura et al., 2009; Mulholland et al., 1996; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 19/12/2017 17:53:07

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