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Sunflower forage, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 15.8 4.5 10.7 27.9 35
Crude protein % DM 13.0 2.0 7.8 16.6 52
Crude fibre % DM 25.0 3.3 18.9 32.8 36
NDF % DM 39.6 4.0 34.7 44.9 5
ADF % DM 35.9 5.2 29.8 42.6 5
Lignin % DM 9.7 0.9 8.5 10.7 5
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.5 1.5 3.2 15
Ash % DM 13.1 2.1 9.5 16.9 51
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 13.9 1
Total sugars % DM 7.5 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.3 0.7 15.1 17.6 18 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 17.5 3.1 12.3 22.5 19
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.1 0.4 2.6 3.7 17
Potassium g/kg DM 37.4 11.8 20.7 57.4 18
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.7 6
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.2 0.7 3.2 6.0 18
Manganese mg/kg DM 34 14 24 55 6
Zinc mg/kg DM 43 13 31 68 6
Copper mg/kg DM 18 3 14 23 6
Iron mg/kg DM 415 157 292 626 6
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.4 4.8 60.8 76.0 29 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 70.3 4.7 63.4 77.5 29

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Demarquilly et al., 1972; Harper et al., 1981; Mafakher et al., 2010; Mafakher et al., 2010; Neumark, 1970; Peiretti et al., 2010; Xandé et al., 1989

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:11

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