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Hurricane grass (Bothriochloa barbinodis)

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 
Herter, Sweet pitted grass, Hurricane grass
Related feed(s) 
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Valuable grazing grass.
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 9.4 7.1 11.7 2
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 28.0 35.5 2
NDF % DM 67.1 *
ADF % DM 37.3 *
Lignin % DM 4.8 *
Ether extract % DM 1.5 1.2 1.7 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 65.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.3 *

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

References

Bogdan, 1977

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:21

References
Datasheet citation 

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