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Sorghum, sweet, aerial part, silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 26.8 26.6 27.0 2
Crude protein % DM 8.1 1.8 5.9 11.5 7
Crude fibre % DM 35.9 5.6 26.4 42.4 7
NDF % DM 65.4 4.6 60.5 71.7 4
ADF % DM 41.8 3.9 37.9 47.0 4
Lignin % DM 3.4 1.1 2.2 4.8 4
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.0 1.5 4.2 6
Ash % DM 16.8 5.3 6.1 21.6 7
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 5.7 1.2 4.2 7.1 5
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.5 2.0 1.3 6.1 5
Potassium g/kg DM 33.1 10.4 23.9 43.5 4
Sodium g/kg DM 15.2 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.2 0.5 2.6 3.8 4
Manganese mg/kg DM 48 45 52 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 43 37 49 2
Copper mg/kg DM 9 7 11 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 54.6 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Maben et al., 1971

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:13

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