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Creeping bluegrass (Bothriochloa insculpta), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 83.8 6.4 76.2 92.5 9  
Crude protein % DM 4.3 1.2 1.7 5.5 9  
Crude fibre % DM 32.2 2.8 30.3 37.2 7  
NDF % DM 68.2   67.3 69.1 2  
ADF % DM 47.8   46.2 49.3 2  
Lignin % DM 7.1         *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.5 1.7 3.0 7  
Ash % DM 12.0 2.0 8.0 14.1 9  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.3         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.5   4.5 4.6 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1   0.6 1.6 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 3.9   3.5 4.4 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2   0.2 0.2 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.6   1.4 1.8 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 21   5 37 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 78   38 119 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 3   2 3 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 274   157 391 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 60.8 4.8 45.2 60.8 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 29.7 12.4 15.8 39.6 3  

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

References

Aganga et al., 2005; Todd, 1956; Todd, 1956; Todd, 1956; Todd, 1956

Last updated on 20/09/2016 23:12:04

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