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Blanket grass (Axonopus compressus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 31.2 7.6 14.1 46.8 55  
Crude protein % DM 9.3 1.3 6.7 12.4 62  
Crude fibre % DM 33.3 2.4 28.1 37.5 57  
NDF % DM 68.6 9.0 48.5 76.7 10 *
ADF % DM 39.0 5.4 28.3 44.5 11 *
Lignin % DM 5.2 2.3 4.8 11.3 8 *
Ether extract % DM 1.4 0.6 0.6 3.3 53  
Ash % DM 11.9 3.3 6.9 19.9 62  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5   15.4 17.5 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.4 1.2 2.8 6.9 55  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4 0.6 1.5 4.0 55  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.8 2.4 7.1 16.2 53  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.8 8  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.4 0.6 1.4 4.0 51  
Manganese mg/kg DM 242 64 169 306 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 9 22 44 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 8 2 6 10 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 505   498 511 2  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DM digestibility, pepsin-cellulase % 55.0 11.6 37.8 62.5 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 56.0       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.5         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 6.4 0.2 6.3 6.7 4  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 48.0       1  

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

References

Aregheore et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Evitayani et al., 2004; Evitayani et al., 2004; Holm, 1971; Kaligis et al., 1990; Senanayake, 1995; Warly et al., 2010; Zaharaby et al., 2001

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:48

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