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Sorghum, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.1 6.4 15.9 41.3 72
Crude protein % DM 8.2 3.2 2.5 16.3 203
Crude fibre % DM 33.6 5.2 22.6 43.2 133
NDF % DM 57.9 4.9 46.2 67.0 112
ADF % DM 35.0 4.3 27.9 45.0 54
Lignin % DM 3.3 1.2 1.4 6.7 52
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.5 1.1 3.1 88
Ash % DM 9.1 2.2 5.4 13.7 197
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.1 1.6 1.9 7.4 128
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.8 0.8 3.8 125
Potassium g/kg DM 19.3 6.1 9.6 31.7 79
Sodium g/kg DM 2.5 4.6 0.1 9.4 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.4 1.6 3.6 79
Manganese mg/kg DM 82 68 37 160 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 45 18 26 69 4
Copper mg/kg DM 13 6 5 21 4
Iron mg/kg DM 919 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 63.1 7.4 56.4 82.0 52 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 9.9 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 60.5 5.8 50.6 67.0 8
a (N) % 22.0 1
b (N) % 66.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.050 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 59 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 52 *

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

References

Aguiar et al., 2006; Ahmed et al., 1983; CGIAR, 2009; Chafai, 1984; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1943; Fulkerson et al., 2008; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Gowda et al., 2004; Holm, 1971; Kawas et al., 1995; Khanum et al., 2007; Olcese et al., 1951; Xandé et al., 1989

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:06

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