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Sunflower heads, without seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.2 2.0 87.1 91.7 4
Crude protein % DM 9.8 3.5 6.9 14.8 7
Crude fibre % DM 19.9 3.5 16.0 24.1 5
NDF % DM 44.3 8.4 34.6 50.1 3
ADF % DM 26.3 8.1 17.0 32.0 3
Lignin % DM 9.9 1
Ether extract % DM 4.2 2.0 2.6 7.2 6
Ash % DM 10.4 4.7 3.6 19.8 8
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.7 9.0 6.1 24.0 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.7 2.2 1.2 5.6 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 149 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1
Iron mg/kg DM 633 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.9 62.8 62.9 2
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 57.5 40.6 74.3 2

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Aregheore, 2001; Gowda et al., 2004; Hurt, 1947; Ngongoni et al., 2009; Punj, 1988; Rasool et al., 1998; Rogerson, 1956

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:10

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