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Subterranean clover (Trifolium subterraneum), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.2          
Crude protein % DM 15.1 5.4 8 22.8 6  
Crude fibre % DM 32.5         *
Ether extract % DM 2.2          
Ash % DM 10.1 2.5 7 13.1 5  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 49.6   27.1 64 4 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 38.4 13 20.8 53 5  
Lignin % DM 9.3 2.6 4.5 9.8 5 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Lysine g/16g N 4.4          
Threonine g/16g N 3.5          
Methionine g/16g N 0.6          
Cystine g/16g N 0.09          
Isoleucine g/16g N 4          
Valine g/16g N 5.3          
Leucine g/16g N 5.6          
Phenylalanine g/16g N 3.8          
Tyrosine g/16g N 3          
Histidine g/16g N 2.8          
Arginine g/16g N 5.3          
Alanine g/16g N 4.2          
Aspartic acid g/16g N 13.3          
Glutamic acid g/16g N 9.7          
Glycine g/16g N 4.5          
Serine g/16g N 4.3          
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.4   7.3 14.1 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3   2.2 2.3 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.1   2 2.2 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 23   18.4 27.6 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.25   1.1 1.4 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 87   59 115 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 85   28 143 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 12   11 12 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 568   461 674 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 52         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 55         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 60 14 46 80 5  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 49         *
a (N) % 33          
b (N) % 60          
c (N) h-1 0.022          
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 36         *
a (DM) % 16          
b (DM) % 56          
c (DM) h-1 0.033          

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

References

Egan et al., 1975; Li et al., 1994; McLaren et al., 1988; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 08/12/2017 00:22:06

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