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Wheat forage, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 29.5 5.9 19.1 39.2 24  
Crude protein % DM 11.0 4.5 7.3 24.4 32  
Crude fibre % DM 28.0 4.8 15.6 33.5 24  
NDF % DM 56.4 16.0 37.7 81.6 10  
ADF % DM 31.9 11.0 19.9 52.0 9  
Lignin % DM 4.6 3.1 1.9 8.0 3  
Ether extract % DM 2.7 0.9 1.4 3.9 11  
Ash % DM 8.2 2.2 5.5 12.9 29  
Starch (enzymatic) % DM 7.8 8.2 0.4 21.2 12  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 10.6 3.4 3.6 15.3 15  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.8 0.8 3.0 4.8 5  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6 0.6 2.0 3.4 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 69.2 9.0 63.9 84.6 9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 63.1 7.5 56.3 78.2 8  
a (N) % 44.0       1  
b (N) % 54.0       1  
c (N) h-1 0.020       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 62         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 58         *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Blümmel et al., 1993; Demarquilly, 1970; Djouvinov et al., 1998; Fulkerson et al., 2008; Horn et al., 1989; Patel, 1966; Van Wyk et al., 1951

Last updated on 11/08/2014 00:22:59

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