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Maize silage, dry matter 25-30%

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 28.2 1.3 24.1 30.0 2465  
Crude protein % DM 7.2 0.8 4.9 9.8 2318  
Crude fibre % DM 21.4 1.7 16.6 26.5 2152  
NDF % DM 46.1 7.3 38.2 62.7 20 *
ADF % DM 24.6 4.2 21.4 35.0 21 *
Lignin % DM 2.9 1.7 2.0 7.0 16 *
Ether extract % DM 2.5 0.8 1.0 3.9 18  
Ash % DM 3.9 0.5 2.3 5.7 2219  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 24.4 5.9 11.2 36.6 231  
Total sugars % DM 0.2       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0 0.3 17.9 19.0 8 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.0 0.5 1.0 3.5 2141  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.3 1.0 2.6 2142  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.9 1.9 7.4 15.0 39  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5 40  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 0.2 0.4 1.8 773  
Manganese mg/kg DM 26 11 7 55 109  
Zinc mg/kg DM 22 7 10 44 130  
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1 3 7 133  
Iron mg/kg DM 63 18 38 112 86  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.2       1  
Arginine % protein 1.8       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.5       1  
Cystine % protein 0.9       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 11.2       1  
Glycine % protein 3.3       1  
Histidine % protein 1.6       1  
Isoleucine % protein 3.0       1  
Leucine % protein 6.1       1  
Lysine % protein 3.3       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.0       1  
Proline % protein 4.0       1  
Serine % protein 3.1       1  
Threonine % protein 3.0       1  
Tyrosine % protein 1.7       1  
Valine % protein 3.8       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 71.1 1.9 71.1 76.2 7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 68.6 2.2 68.5 74.5 7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8 0.5 10.4 11.7 6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.2   59.4 73.0 2  

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

References

Abdelqader et al., 2009; AFZ, 2011; Andrieu, 1976; Azevêdo et al., 2011; Carvalho et al., 2006; Christensen et al., 1977; CIRAD, 1991; Geron et al., 2008; Geron et al., 2010; Hassoun, 2009; Koc et al., 2010; Meschy, 2010; Mulrooney et al., 2009; Noftsger et al., 2000; Nostre et al., 1994; Phipps et al., 1979; Salgado et al., 2013; Stockdale, 1994; Swanson, 1972; Taghizadeh et al., 2005; Valentin et al., 1999; Vérité, 1975; Wainman et al., 1979

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