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Gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus), aerial part, early vegetative, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 27.8 1
Crude protein % DM 6.5 1
Crude fibre % DM 29.6 1
NDF % DM 65.1 *
ADF % DM 34.9 *
Lignin % DM 4.3 *
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1
Ash % DM 9.9 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 52.3 1

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

References

Blair Ralns, 1963

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:13

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