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Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana), silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 21.8 1.3 20.1 23.6 5  
Crude protein % DM 10.1 4.1 4.5 16.1 5  
Crude fibre % DM 33.8 4.5 26.8 37.2 5  
NDF % DM 69.1         *
ADF % DM 39.6         *
Lignin % DM 5.3         *
Ether extract % DM 2.2       1  
Ash % DM 13.8 1.6 12.8 16.6 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.6       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 34.0       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.7       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 62.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 8.9       1  

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

References

Blair Ralns, 1963; CIRAD, 1991; Hassoun, 2009

Last updated on 14/10/2014 16:35:03

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