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Sunflower forage, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 21.6 6.3 9.4 34.0 25
Crude protein % DM 12.0 1.7 8.9 16.2 26
Crude fibre % DM 24.6 4.1 16.5 30.5 18
NDF % DM 42.1 6.8 29.4 55.1 11
ADF % DM 34.9 5.5 21.6 41.4 13
Lignin % DM 11.2 4.8 4.7 17.0 10
Ether extract % DM 5.0 2.4 2.4 9.6 17
Ash % DM 12.2 1.9 9.5 16.4 21
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 9.0 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0 0.5 16.2 18.0 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.1 3.9 9.9 22.1 10
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 0.5 2.0 3.4 10
Potassium g/kg DM 31.5 3.9 27.1 37.3 8
Magnesium g/kg DM 8.6 2.7 5.9 12.0 8
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.9 2.8 60.1 68.6 7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 63.1 6.4 52.3 70.5 7

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; CIRAD, 1991; Demarquilly et al., 1972; Harper et al., 1981; Mafakher et al., 2010; McGuffey et al., 1980; Rogerson, 1956; Romero et al., 2009; Schingoethe et al., 1980; Thomas et al., 1982; Thomas et al., 1982; Tisserand et al., 1989; Toruk et al., 2010; Valdez et al., 1988; Woodman, 1945

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

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