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Kachi grass (Cymbopogon caesius), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 40.2 10.7 27.9 46.8 3  
Crude protein % DM 6.3 2.6 4.3 11.2 6  
Crude fibre % DM 26.4 4.2 22.9 33.3 5  
NDF % DM 62.1         *
ADF % DM 31.3         *
Lignin % DM 3.5         *
Ether extract % DM 4.1       1  
Ash % DM 9.1 2.6 6.5 13.0 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 9.5   2.9 16.0 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.4   0.0 0.8 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 72.6       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.0       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 470       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 10       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 200       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 69.0         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.8         *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1958; Sen et al., 1965; Tefera et al., 2009

Last updated on 23/09/2016 14:50:42

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