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Wild Sudan grass (Sorghum bicolor subsp. verticilliflorum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.7 1
Crude protein % DM 8.1 7.9 8.3 2
Crude fibre % DM 35.9 35.0 36.8 2
Ether extract % DM 1.5 1.4 1.5 2
Ash % DM 8.7 6.4 11.0 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5 *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1965; Edwards, 1941

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:23

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