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Arizona cottontop (Digitaria californica), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 7.8 2.1 6.1 13.2 14  
Crude fibre % DM 40.3         *
NDF % DM 72.2   69.4 74.9 2  
ADF % DM 47.9   46.5 49.2 2  
Lignin % DM 7.2   6.1 8.3 2  
Ash % DM 10.8       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0         *
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DM digestibility, pepsin % 42.4 4.5 36.6 49.4 12  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 51.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.2         *
a (N) % 53.9       1  
b (N) % 31.7       1  
c (N) h-1 0.041       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 70         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67         *

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

References

Cerqueira et al., 2004; Cozzarin et al., 2006; Ramirez Lozano et al., 2001

Last updated on 05/04/2013 16:11:08

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