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Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.3          
Crude protein % DM 16.2   11.2 25 3  
Crude fibre % DM 46.1         *
Ether extract % DM 1.9   1 2.8 2  
Ash % DM 9.3   5.5 13 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 67.4         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 55.6          
Lignin % DM 14.1         *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 14.7          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 34         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 35         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 59          

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

References

Balaraman et al., 1974; Walker, 1975; Weiss et al., 2010

Last updated on 20/12/2017 23:37:02

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