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Egyptian crowfoot grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium), straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 94.7 1.2 93.0 96.0 6  
Crude protein % DM 4.5 1.7 3.5 7.9 6  
Crude fibre % DM 38.2 3.4 32.4 42.2 6  
NDF % DM 74.1         *
ADF % DM 46.6         *
Lignin % DM 6.4         *
Ether extract % DM 0.8 0.2 0.5 1.1 6  
Ash % DM 14.2 6.8 7.5 25.3 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.1 0.9 3.3 5.8 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.8 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 6.2 2.6 3.7 11.2 6  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.8 1.5 3.6 6  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 50.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 46.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.8         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991

Last updated on 30/04/2013 13:00:14

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