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Maize silage, dry matter 30-35%

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 32.5 1.4 30.0 35.0 5642  
Crude protein % DM 6.9 0.7 4.7 9.3 5438  
Crude fibre % DM 20.2 1.8 15.1 25.5 4857  
NDF % DM 44.3 4.5 37.5 54.7 26 *
ADF % DM 23.3 4.2 18.6 33.2 31 *
Lignin % DM 2.7 1.0 1.9 5.1 28 *
Ether extract % DM 2.8 0.8 1.3 4.0 27  
Ash % DM 3.7 0.5 2.1 5.4 5043  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 29.1 4.7 16.8 40.6 519  
Total sugars % DM 0.2       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 0.5 16.9 18.8 10 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 0.4 1.0 3.2 4939  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.3 1.0 2.6 4972  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.3 1.6 7.0 14.1 157  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 147  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 0.2 0.5 1.8 1884  
Manganese mg/kg DM 25 12 6 60 186  
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 8 10 45 221  
Copper mg/kg DM 4 1 2 8 224  
Iron mg/kg DM 59 19 19 125 78  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 8.1 1.0 6.9 8.7 3  
Arginine % protein 2.4 0.4 2.2 2.8 3  
Aspartic acid % protein 7.7 0.9 6.8 8.6 3  
Cystine % protein 1.5 0.5 1.0 2.0 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 13.2 1.0 12.3 14.3 3  
Glycine % protein 3.9 0.5 3.4 4.4 3  
Histidine % protein 1.9 0.2 1.7 2.1 3  
Isoleucine % protein 3.5 0.2 3.3 3.7 3  
Leucine % protein 9.2 1.4 7.7 10.5 3  
Lysine % protein 3.0 0.1 2.9 3.2 3  
Methionine % protein 1.6       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.1 0.6 3.6 4.7 3  
Proline % protein 6.4 1.1 5.2 7.2 3  
Serine % protein 3.9 0.5 3.5 4.4 3  
Threonine % protein 3.5 0.4 3.2 4.0 3  
Tyrosine % protein 2.9 0.6 2.4 3.6 3  
Valine % protein 4.8 0.7 4.2 5.6 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 71.7 3.4 68.5 77.8 8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 69.1 3.2 65.4 73.8 7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8 0.6 10.2 11.7 7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 54.6       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67       1  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Andrieu, 1976; Benchaar et al., 1991; Carvalho et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Cunningham et al., 1993; Denek et al., 2004; Gehman et al., 2010; Geron et al., 2008; Hassoun, 2009; Holzer et al., 1985; Illg et al., 1987; Karalazos et al., 1988; Kelzer et al., 2009; Kleinschmit et al., 2006; Leonardi et al., 2005; Meschy, 2010; Murdock et al., 1977; Oliveira et al., 2007; Phipps et al., 1979; San Emeterio et al., 2000; Smolders et al., 1990; Souza et al., 2004; Stockdale, 1994; Susmel et al., 1991; Swanson et al., 1990; Teixeira et al., 2007; Valentin et al., 1999; Wainman et al., 1979; Woodward et al., 2006

Last updated on 25/08/2016 18:23:59

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