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Timothy (Phleum pratense), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.0 3.0 84.6 92.8 16  
Crude protein % DM 9.1 2.4 5.7 13.8 28  
Crude fibre % DM 35.6 4.7 25.1 39.8 7 *
NDF % DM 65.4 2.9 61.8 71.5 20  
ADF % DM 37.8 2.0 35.0 41.7 19  
Lignin % DM 4.4 1.0 2.5 6.1 17  
Ether extract % DM 2.3 0.3 1.9 2.5 5  
Ash % DM 6.6 1.4 3.8 8.3 12  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 1.6       1  
Total sugars % DM 11.5       1  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 7.5   7.0 8.0 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 1.3 16.9 20.4 6 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.3 1.6 0.3 5.0 7  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 1.0 0.2 3.0 7  
Potassium g/kg DM 20.2 6.0 15.2 28.1 4  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5 0.8 0.8 3.0 6  
Manganese mg/kg DM 63   62 65 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 26 6 19 34 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 5 2 3 8 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 92   40 145 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.8 0.9 3.8 5.7 3  
Arginine % protein 3.7 0.8 3.0 4.6 4  
Aspartic acid % protein 8.1   6.8 9.3 2  
Cystine % protein 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.1 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 7.1 1.8 5.7 9.1 3  
Glycine % protein 3.6 0.9 3.0 4.6 3  
Histidine % protein 1.4 0.3 1.1 1.7 4  
Isoleucine % protein 3.2 0.5 2.5 3.8 4  
Leucine % protein 5.4 0.7 4.8 6.5 4  
Lysine % protein 3.4 0.6 2.9 4.1 4  
Methionine % protein 1.2 0.4 0.9 1.6 3  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.5 0.5 3.1 4.3 4  
Proline % protein 4.8 1.5 3.3 6.4 3  
Serine % protein 3.1 0.8 2.5 4.0 3  
Threonine % protein 3.3 0.6 2.8 4.1 4  
Tryptophan % protein 1.5   1.1 2.0 2  
Tyrosine % protein 1.8   1.8 1.9 2  
Valine % protein 4.1 0.7 3.5 5.1 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 58.5 11.1 44.3 72.6 5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.0 7.2 53.7 70.3 4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0   10.0 14.3 2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 53.2 19.6 24.0 65.4 4  
               
Horse nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, horse % 45.6 9.8 36.4 58.7 8  
DM digestibility, horse % 45.3 9.6 35.1 56.7 9  
Energy digestibility, horse % 42.1         *
DE horse MJ/kg DM 8.3         *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Charbonneau et al., 2008; Christen et al., 1990; CIRAD, 1991; Keener et al., 1958; Martineau et al., 2007; Mason et al., 1989; Miles et al., 1969; Miyaji et al., 2011; Muscato et al., 1981; Ordakowski-Burk et al., 2006; Takagi et al., 2002; Tedeschi et al., 2001; Vinet et al., 1980; Woodward et al., 2011

Last updated on 15/05/2013 10:34:58

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