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Sporobolus (Sporobolus helvolus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 52.9 14.7 35.0 69.4 4  
Crude protein % DM 9.4 5.5 3.7 16.8 7  
Crude fibre % DM 33.5 3.8 28.0 39.9 7  
NDF % DM 68.8         *
ADF % DM 39.2         *
Lignin % DM 5.2         *
Ether extract % DM 2.6 2.5 0.8 7.1 6  
Ash % DM 10.9 1.9 9.2 14.7 7  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.4 1.3 1.7 4.7 5  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 0.5 0.6 1.8 5  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.2 4.3 11.4 19.6 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.7   0.2 1.2 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 0.3 2.2 2.8 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 54       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 20       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 5       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 63.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1960; Malik et al., 1967

Last updated on 23/09/2016 16:43:27

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