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Maize silage, dry matter 35-40%

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 37.0 1.4 35.0 40.6 2917  
Crude protein % DM 6.8 0.8 4.7 9.1 2807  
Crude fibre % DM 19.8 2.1 14.2 25.8 2426  
NDF % DM 43.6 7.7 38.5 65.4 14 *
ADF % DM 22.7 4.8 17.2 36.4 15 *
Lignin % DM 2.6 1.1 1.6 4.6 11 *
Ether extract % DM 3.0 0.8 2.1 4.7 18  
Ash % DM 3.6 0.5 2.2 5.2 2668  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 31.6 4.3 21.1 42.0 368  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.1 0.9 16.8 19.1 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 0.4 1.0 3.2 2455  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.2 1.1 2.5 2468  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.3 2.0 6.0 16.1 111  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 95  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.2 0.2 0.6 1.8 1029  
Manganese mg/kg DM 25 12 5 55 128  
Zinc mg/kg DM 22 6 11 38 141  
Copper mg/kg DM 4 1 2 7 140  
Iron mg/kg DM 60 31 25 150 51  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 71.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 69.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 70   68 72 2  

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

References

Adewakun et al., 1989; AFZ, 2011; Andrieu, 1976; Beckman et al., 2005; Chaves et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Clark et al., 1997; Faverdin et al., 1991; Geron et al., 2008; Hassoun, 2009; Holtshausen et al., 2011; Hurtaud et al., 2007; McGuffey et al., 1980; Meschy, 2010; Stockdale, 1994; Susmel et al., 1989; Susmel et al., 1991; Velez et al., 1991; Wainman et al., 1979

Last updated on 25/08/2016 18:23:10

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