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Hyparrhenia (Hyparrhenia lintonii)

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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Description 
A perennial forming broad cushions 15-60 cm high with numerous fine stems and a large quantity of leaves. Often occurs on black clay that is seasonally waterlogged.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Well grazed when young but not at later stages of growth.
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
Crude protein % DM 11.4 1
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 1
NDF % DM 67.2 *
ADF % DM 37.3 *
Lignin % DM 4.8 *
Ether extract % DM 5.0 1
Ash % DM 8.6 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 65.9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6 *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1958

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:22

References
Datasheet citation 

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