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Red oat (Avena sativa) grain

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Red oat, Algerian oat
Synonyms 
Avena byzantina K. Koch
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Mediterranean varieties of Avena sativa L. Annual grass sometimes cultivated for grain. Adapted to warmer climates than common oats and more resistant to drought
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.3 1
Crude protein % DM 11.4 1
Crude fibre % DM 13.9 1
Ether extract % DM 6.5 1
Ash % DM 4.0 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.9 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.7 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 68.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.1 *

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

References

Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:53

References
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