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Armgrass millet (Brachiaria distachya), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 22.9 2.1 20.5 26.7 16
Crude protein % DM 8.6 1.0 6.9 10.1 16
Crude fibre % DM 27.9 1.5 26.3 30.6 16
NDF % DM 68.0 *
ADF % DM 33.3 *
Lignin % DM 4.1 *
Ether extract % DM 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.3 16
Ash % DM 12.6 1.5 10.2 14.3 16
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 5.1 1.2 3.6 6.7 10
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.6 1.0 4.2 7.0 10
Potassium g/kg DM 13.6 2.4 10.9 19.1 10
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.5 10
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 54.9 3.1 54.9 65.0 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 52.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 55.6 14.9 42.0 78.0 5

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

References

Holm, 1971; Holm, 1971

Last updated on 27/11/2012 14:23:13

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