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Sorghum straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.0 1.0 90.8 94.7 35
Crude protein % DM 3.7 1.2 1.8 7.7 40
Crude fibre % DM 39.5 3.7 31.6 46.8 36
NDF % DM 76.6 3.3 69.7 81.9 22
ADF % DM 48.2 4.0 39.1 55.6 23
Lignin % DM 7.3 1.5 4.4 9.3 23
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.7 26
Ash % DM 7.5 2.0 3.9 12.0 41
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 0.3 18.1 20.1 6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.1 1.1 1.8 5.7 25
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.7 0.4 0.3 1.7 27
Potassium g/kg DM 12.9 5.6 4.4 25.2 22
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3 12
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 0.6 1.5 3.8 23
Manganese mg/kg DM 124 73 22 227 12
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 24 7 97 12
Copper mg/kg DM 5 4 2 16 12
Iron mg/kg DM 1088 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 53.0 9.1 40.6 69.8 8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 30.0 23.6 0.0 57.7 4

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; CGIAR, 2009; Chandra et al., 1971; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1943; Gowda et al., 2004; Ncube et al., 1992; Nsahlai et al., 1996; Ohlde et al., 1982; Parigi-Bini et al., 1991; Patel, 1966; Richard et al., 1989; Savadogo et al., 2000

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

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