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Slenderleaf (Crotalaria brevidens), aerial part, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.6   91.7 93.4 2  
Crude protein % DM 10.9   10.8 10.9 2  
Crude fibre % DM 45.2   42.3 48.2 2  
Ether extract % DM 1.8   1.3 2.3 2  
Ash % DM 3.1   2.9 3.3 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.8         *
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 44.8   40.6 49.1 2  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 42.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 45.0   42.6 47.5 2  

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

References

Ritchey et al., 1941

Last updated on 23/09/2016 13:21:15

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