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Sorghum hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.0 2.1 86.7 94.9 11
Crude protein % DM 7.5 3.1 4.2 13.7 12
Crude fibre % DM 32.3 2.6 28.4 36.4 8
NDF % DM 68.7 6.2 58.7 73.3 6
ADF % DM 44.0 7.3 33.1 49.8 6
Lignin % DM 6.2 0.5 5.6 6.8 4
Ether extract % DM 1.4 0.3 0.8 1.7 10
Ash % DM 8.8 1.1 7.6 11.3 12
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.8 0.6 1.0 2.8 7
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.6 0.7 2.3 7
Potassium g/kg DM 15.6 7.0 7.0 25.5 7
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.9 0.9 1.8 4.5 7
Manganese mg/kg DM 107 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 54 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.5 7.2 52.1 70.3 5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 50.9 15.4 37.6 70.6 5

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

References

Aguiar et al., 2006; Aguiar et al., 2006; Alibes et al., 1990; CIRAD, 1991; Cleasby et al., 1958

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:05

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