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Carpet grass (Axonopus fissifolius), aerial part, fresh

Non fertilized pastures.

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 37.9 13.4 28.9 57.8 4  
Crude protein % DM 6.5 1.3 4.8 10.1 18  
Crude fibre % DM 32.8 2.6 28.6 37.2 11  
NDF % DM 68.1         *
ADF % DM 38.4         *
Lignin % DM 5.0         *
Ether extract % DM 1.5 0.3 1.1 1.9 11  
Ash % DM 7.3 1.6 5.1 11.2 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.7 0.8 1.6 4.0 14  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 0.6 0.0 2.9 19  
Potassium g/kg DM 12.3 3.7 6.4 18.0 11  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.3 0.3 1.1 1.6 5  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 0.3 1.6 2.6 10  
Manganese mg/kg DM 270 144 75 463 5  
Zinc mg/kg DM 23 4 19 28 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 4 0 4 5 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 63.3         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9         *

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

References

Aregheore et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Cohen, 1972; INFIC, 1978; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Martin, 1975

Last updated on 23/04/2013 16:03:45

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