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Guatemala grass (Tripsacum andersonii), silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 22.9 3.3 19.1 30.5 17  
Crude protein % DM 5.5 1.3 3.5 7.9 16  
Crude fibre % DM 41.6 2.2 38.3 45.1 17  
NDF % DM 76.4         *
ADF % DM 48.2         *
Lignin % DM 7.2         *
Ether extract % DM 2.1 0.0 2.1 2.1 18  
Ash % DM 8.8 1.4 6.8 11.6 18  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.8 0.6 0.6 2.8 18  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.0 0.4 0.5 1.8 18  
Potassium g/kg DM 17.6 5.3 10.9 30.3 18  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 18  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.7 0.8 3.3 18  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 42.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 37.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5.5         *

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

References

Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 31/01/2013 16:42:01

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