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Sorghum, aerial part, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.4 4.4 21.8 35.6 18
Crude protein % DM 6.7 1.3 4.2 8.4 25
Crude fibre % DM 32.8 5.9 20.7 41.6 20
NDF % DM 66.0 4.6 59.2 73.0 17
ADF % DM 41.8 5.3 30.4 50.3 21
Lignin % DM 7.4 1.7 4.1 10.4 17
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.1 0.7 4.8 17
Ash % DM 8.8 2.3 5.0 14.1 30
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 18.1 18.8 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.1 1.2 2.6 7.2 18
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0 1.0 1.5 4.8 18
Potassium g/kg DM 20.4 5.5 14.6 30.9 10
Sodium g/kg DM 6.3 6.8 0.4 15.6 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.7 1.4 3.5 10
Manganese mg/kg DM 24 7 17 32 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 37 30 45 2
Copper mg/kg DM 7 7 7 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 64.3 3.4 63.3 70.1 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 58.9 9.1 47.4 69.0 5

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

References

Adewakun et al., 1989; AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Hart, 1990; Henderson et al., 1984; Holm, 1971; IAV, 2009; Maben et al., 1971; Meschy, 2010; Parigi-Bini et al., 1991; Rahman et al., 1968

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

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