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Egyptian crowfoot grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium), grain

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 13.1       1  
Crude fibre % DM 4.4       1  
NDF % DM 18.7         *
ADF % DM 5.3         *
Lignin % DM 1.1         *
Ether extract % DM 1.9       1  
Ash % DM 8.3       1  
Total sugars % DM 1.6       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 10.7       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.9       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 3.0       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 425       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 69       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 7       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 121       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 7.5       1  
Arginine % protein 4.2       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 6.1       1  
Cystine % protein 1.5       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 27.6       1  
Glycine % protein 3.5       1  
Histidine % protein 2.4       1  
Isoleucine % protein 4.8       1  
Leucine % protein 9.9       1  
Lysine % protein 2.0       1  
Methionine % protein 3.2       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 6.8       1  
Proline % protein 7.1       1  
Serine % protein 4.8       1  
Threonine % protein 3.7       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.5       1  
Valine % protein 5.8       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 84.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 80.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 69.6         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 83.2         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.3         *

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

References

Salih et al., 1992

Last updated on 30/04/2013 13:01:43

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