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Schizachyrium (Schizachyrium sanguineum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 36.3 6.8 26.0 50.3 33  
Crude protein % DM 4.9 1.5 2.2 8.6 34  
Crude fibre % DM 39.0 3.2 33.0 45.4 31  
NDF % DM 74.0         *
ADF % DM 45.3         *
Lignin % DM 6.5         *
Ether extract % DM 1.7 0.6 0.8 3.4 34  
Ash % DM 8.9 2.4 4.2 13.3 33  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.8 0.7 2.8 5.0 33  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.0 0.4 0.5 2.0 33  
Potassium g/kg DM 11.0 3.2 5.5 18.3 34  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.8 33  
Manganese mg/kg DM 300   162 438 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 13   12 15 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 3   2 3 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 57.0         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 54.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991

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