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Torpedo grass (Panicum repens), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.2 28.0 28.3 2
Crude protein % DM 10.9 7.9 14.0 2
Crude fibre % DM 32.4 32.1 32.6 2
NDF % DM 73.2 *
ADF % DM 38.5 *
Lignin % DM 5.1 *
Ether extract % DM 2.1 2.1 2.1 2
Ash % DM 10.8 8.2 13.4 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 5.0 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 1
Potassium g/kg DM 20.0 1
Sodium g/kg DM 1.4 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 58.8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1 *

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

References

Holm, 1971; Lim Han Kuo, 1967

Last updated on 27/11/2012 16:24:14

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