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German grass (Echinochloa polystachya), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 16.7 4.1 10.2 24.0 10
Crude protein % DM 10.6 2.8 5.4 16.0 18
Crude fibre % DM 33.4 2.1 31.0 37.5 11
NDF % DM 68.7 7.8 49.4 74.0 10
ADF % DM 39.1 4.2 36.5 46.5 4
Lignin % DM 5.2 *
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1.3 1.0 5.3 17
Ash % DM 11.8 2.0 8.0 13.9 15
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0 16.4 18.5 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.5 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.2 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *

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

References

Camarao et al., 2004; Campos et al., 2010; INFIC, 1978; Lopez-Maduro et al., 2001; McDowell et al., 1974

Last updated on 18/09/2016 20:21:54

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