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Andropogon (Andropogon canaliculatus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 40.6 14.9 25.3 67 8  
Crude protein % DM 8.3 2.8 5.1 13.3 9  
Crude fibre % DM 31.6 4.8 25.9 41.7 9  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 65.1         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 37.4         *
Ether extract % DM 1.4 0.5 0.9 2 5  
Ash % DM 8.6 2.7 5.1 12.9 9  
Insoluble ash % DM 3.6   1.7 7 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.6   2.6 4.8 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9   1.1 2.9 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.5   11.8 21.2 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9   1.4 2.6 4  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 58.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.4         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 41.4         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1960; Sen et al., 1965

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