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Molasses grass (Melinis minutiflora), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.3 1.0 88.9 91.3 5
Crude protein % DM 7.8 4.2 4.2 13.8 5
Crude fibre % DM 34.6 2.6 32.3 37.8 5
NDF % DM 69.8 *
ADF % DM 40.4 *
Lignin % DM 5.5 *
Ether extract % DM 2.2 1.4 1.0 4.1 5
Ash % DM 9.0 1.2 7.4 10.2 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.2 6.5 48.5 61.1 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 37.9 7.3 31.0 45.6 3

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

References

Chavancy, 1951; Sen, 1938; Todd, 1956

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:36

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