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Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.1 89.6 90.6 2
Crude protein % DM 9.6 2.0 6.6 10.9 4
Crude fibre % DM 41.2 1
NDF % DM 76.0 2.0 66.5 76.0 3 *
ADF % DM 47.7 2.3 44.0 48.5 3 *
Lignin % DM 7.1 0.9 5.9 7.6 3 *
Ether extract % DM 1.4 0.1 1.3 1.4 3
Ash % DM 10.7 0.6 10.0 11.4 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.7 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.2 1
Potassium g/kg DM 39.4 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 52.7 52.7 60.2 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 46.0 32.9 59.1 2

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

References

Aguiar et al., 2006; Aguiar et al., 2006; Arieli et al., 1989; Van Wyk et al., 1951

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:46

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
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