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Weeping love grass (Eragrostis curvula), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 83.2 14.9 66.0 93.0 3
Crude protein % DM 8.4 2.2 5.7 13.0 17
Crude fibre % DM 34.8 5.5 29.5 40.5 3
NDF % DM 77.9 4.3 72.6 82.7 4
ADF % DM 42.6 4.0 38.2 47.3 4
Lignin % DM 6.1 3.4 1.9 9.7 4
Ether extract % DM 2.0 0.6 1.3 2.4 3
Ash % DM 6.5 2.1 4.7 9.2 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.9 1.9 4.0 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 1.5 1.9 2
Potassium g/kg DM 14.6 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 1.0 1.3 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 55.1 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 51.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 51.4 1

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Berhane et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Erasmus et al., 1994; Pozy et al., 1996; Rethman et al., 1984; Snyman, 1991; Todd, 1956

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:20

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