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Koronivia grass (Brachiaria humidicola), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 26.0 3.2 22.1 29.8 4
Crude protein % DM 9.0 3.1 3.4 11.9 15
Crude fibre % DM 34.8 2.8 29.3 40.5 11
NDF % DM 67.7 3.9 67.7 76.8 4 *
ADF % DM 40.8 4.4 32.9 47.6 8 *
Lignin % DM 6.0 1.6 3.5 6.9 5 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.9 1.6 3.4 3
Ash % DM 6.7 1.9 4.2 10.3 14
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.3 0.8 1.2 3.6 12
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 1.6 0.5 6.2 12
Potassium g/kg DM 13.7 7.6 5.3 27.6 11
Sodium g/kg DM 3.5 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 1.3 1.3 4.9 11
Manganese mg/kg DM 285 78 205 381 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 21 0 21 22 4
Copper mg/kg DM 8 1 7 9 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 55.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0 *

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

References

Abaunza et al., 1991; Aumont et al., 1991; CIRAD, 1991; Nasrullah et al., 2003

Last updated on 27/11/2012 14:28:44

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