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Slenderleaf (Crotalaria brevidens), aerial part, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 25.1 4.7 19.3 32.7 9  
Crude protein % DM 12.7 1.6 10.1 15.7 9  
Crude fibre % DM 42.5 7.9 24.4 51.2 9  
Ether extract % DM 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.4 9  
Ash % DM 5.8 1.5 3.9 8.1 9  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 7.6 1.1 5.8 9.4 8  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 0.4 2.0 3.3 8  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.4 0.9 2.0 4.4 8  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 32.1       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 30.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 4.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 62.9       1  

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

References

Neal et al., 1935; Ritchey et al., 1941

Last updated on 23/09/2016 14:17:06

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