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White clover (Trifolium repens), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 16.8 6.8 9.8 30.5 19  
Crude protein % DM 24.9 2.7 19.5 29.6 51  
Crude fibre % DM 19.6 4.1 15.0 27.8 13  
NDF % DM 27.5 5.1 18.5 37.0 37  
ADF % DM 22.1 5.5 15.5 32.0 24  
Lignin % DM 3.9 1.5 2.1 7.1 23  
Ether extract % DM 2.7 1.3 1.4 4.4 6  
Ash % DM 11.3 1.1 9.5 13.8 29  
Total sugars % DM 3.2   2.9 3.5 2  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 9.2 2.7 4.1 13.3 13  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 0.8 17.5 19.3 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 10.1 4.4 5.1 12.9 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 0.2 3.1 3.5 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 12       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 3.4       1  
Glycine % protein 2.9       1  
Lysine % protein 4.3       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 2.0       1  
Threonine % protein 3.0       1  
Tyrosine % protein 1.9       1  
Valine % protein 6.3       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 80.9 2.8 76.1 84.2 10 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 77.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.1         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 82.2 2.0 79.1 84.7 8  
a (N) % 28.3 5.3 18.0 35.0 13  
b (N) % 65.0 4.6 57.0 75.0 13  
c (N) h-1 0.094 0.019 0.065 0.130 13  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 74 6 63 80 13 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 68 7 57 75 13 *

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

References

Beever et al., 1986; Bilbao et al., 2007; CIRAD, 2008; Cohen, 2001; Dewhurst et al., 2003; Djouvinov et al., 1998; Fulkerson et al., 2007; Giovanni, 1988; Giovanni, 1990; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Marley et al., 2005; Moharrery et al., 2009; Schneider, 1957; Singh et al., 1992; Ulyatt et al., 1974; Ulyatt et al., 1974; Ulyatt et al., 1979; Van Dorland et al., 2007; Van Dorland et al., 2008; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 10/09/2013 17:24:52

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