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Creeping bluegrass (Bothriochloa insculpta), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 36.6 15.1 20.0 66.8 12  
Crude protein % DM 8.1 2.4 4.9 13.0 31  
Crude fibre % DM 30.4 1.9 27.1 32.5 19  
NDF % DM 72.0 6.2 59.7 78.0 15  
ADF % DM 45.0 5.1 35.1 53.4 12  
Lignin % DM 6.5         *
Ether extract % DM 2.7 0.6 1.8 3.7 20  
Ash % DM 12.7 1.7 9.9 15.0 32  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.2 1.2 1.1 3.9 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.9 1.2 0.0 2.6 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 34.6 34.9 2.5 65.6 4  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1   0.1 0.2 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 0.4 0.8 1.7 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 73       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 210 156 30 300 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 8 3 3 10 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 465 61 395 500 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66.0 6.0 54.3 67.2 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 56.3 8.8 44.7 63.5 4  

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

References

Aganga et al., 2005; Keba et al., 2013; Mero et al., 1997; Selemani et al., 2016; Tefera et al., 2009; Todd, 1956; Todd, 1956; Todd, 1956

Last updated on 20/09/2016 23:11:21

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