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Common thatching grass (Hyparrhenia hirta), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 43       1  
Crude protein % DM 4.2 1.5 2.4 6.4 7  
Crude fibre % DM 45.4         *
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 79.7 3.9 75.3 84.1 7  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 54.3 5.2 44.2 59 7  
Lignin % DM 8.2 1.7 5.6 10 7  
Ether extract % DM 1.5          
Ash % DM 7.8       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 41 11 31 55 7  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 53       1  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 44.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 42.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.3         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 31.4         *

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

References

Robles Cruz, 1990; Yayneshet et al., 2009

Last updated on 30/10/2019 00:35:17

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