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Caribbean stylo (Stylosanthes hamata), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 95.1   92.1 98.1 2  
Crude protein % DM 11.1 3.5 6.8 15.1 6  
Crude fibre % DM 41.7   32.8 50.5 2  
NDF % DM 59.5 11.5 48.3 69.0 3 *
ADF % DM 48.5   32.0 48.5 2 *
Lignin % DM 10.8   7.8 10.8 2 *
Ether extract % DM 4.9   1.6 8.2 2  
Ash % DM 5.7 1.3 4.0 7.3 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.8         *
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 58.2 2.0 57.0 61.0 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 54.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 63.5 6.2 56.5 68.0 3  

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

References

Bamikole et al., 1999; Iyeghe-Erakpotobor et al., 2008; Kennedy, 1995; McSweeney et al., 1988; Misra et al., 1997

Last updated on 16/08/2013 22:30:54

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