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Rape forage, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 11.5 2.3 8.2 15.2 13  
Crude protein % DM 24.2 2.4 18.7 27.6 17  
Crude fibre % DM 15.0 3.5 9.8 23.8 13  
NDF % DM 21.9 5.7 15.6 26.8 3  
ADF % DM 19.5 4.2 15.4 25.2 4  
Ether extract % DM 1.8       1  
Ash % DM 15.9 3.2 9.4 22.9 14  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 11.3 7.7 3.3 19.0 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Manganese mg/kg DM 35 4 32 39 3  
Zinc mg/kg DM 38 1 37 39 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 4 0 4 5 3  
Iron mg/kg DM 50 3 48 53 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 82.2 5.3 72.5 89.9 13  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 79.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 88.5       1  
a (N) % 39.0   34.0 44.0 2  
b (N) % 58.0   53.0 63.0 2  
c (N) h-1 0.160   0.060 0.260 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 85         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 81   71 85 2 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Emile et al., 1993; Fulkerson et al., 2008; Kaur et al., 2010; Kunelius et al., 1990

Last updated on 02/05/2013 17:25:34

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