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Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), aerial part, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 34.7 6.5 23.2 43.4 7  
Crude protein % DM 20.2 1.5 16.9 23.4 18  
NDF % DM 38.5 5.1 32.2 51.5 18  
ADF % DM 30.9 4.6 25.1 41.9 18  
Lignin % DM 9.7 0.4 9.3 10.6 11  
Ether extract % DM 3.8       1  
Ash % DM 9.3 0.8 8.4 10.1 7  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 5.0       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 14.3 12.2 1.3 34.0 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 65.0   65.0 65.0 2  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 73.1       1  
a (N) % 72.3 3.6 68.1 79.6 10  
b (N) % 22.3 3.3 15.7 26.3 10  
c (N) h-1 0.120 0.018 0.100 0.149 10  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 89         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 87         *

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

References

Coblentz et al., 2013; Fraser et al., 2000; Hymes-Fecht et al., 2013; Kraiem et al., 1990; Woodward et al., 2006

Last updated on 19/12/2014 12:00:43

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