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Timothy (Phleum pratense), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 27.0       1  
Crude protein % DM 13.8 4.5 7.6 22.3 18  
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 5.8 21.5 33.1 3 *
NDF % DM 62.2 7.0 49.5 63.5 3 *
ADF % DM 34.2 6.6 25.4 44.7 6  
Lignin % DM 4.6 1.4 3.2 6.8 5  
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.3 2.0 2.6 3  
Ash % DM 8.0 2.1 4.9 11.8 19  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 0.2 18.2 18.8 3 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.4 0.2 1.2 1.6 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.5 1.4 2.5 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5 0.2 1.2 1.6 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 156 38 112 192 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 34 1 32 35 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1 4 5 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66.7 9.7 43.0 83.3 19 *
DM digestibility, ruminants % 68.1 5.2 58.0 76.9 17  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.8 11.6 41.0 72.0 6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.0 9.1 55.0 78.0 7  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 70 15 55 84 3  

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Heaney et al., 1963; Hoffman et al., 1993; Minson et al., 1964; Pace et al., 1984; Rode et al., 1986

Last updated on 15/05/2013 10:38:21

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