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Rape forage, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 17.2 3 14 23.2 14  
Crude protein % DM 16.4 2.9 9.6 20.4 14  
Crude fibre % DM 18.7 4.8 12.4 25.7 12  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 29.9         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 23.8         *
Lignin % DM 5.4   4.9 5.9 2  
Ether extract % DM 3.8          
Ash % DM 19 3.5 13.8 25.6 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.5         *
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 62 11 50 75 6  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 78.3 4.7 68.8 87.5 12 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 74.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 74.9 3.8 70.1 80.8 6  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 50.7         *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.4         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 87.1         *

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

References

Dumont et al., 1978; Emile et al., 1993; Lancaster et al., 1990

Last updated on 12/08/2019 17:42:22

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