Feedipedia
Animal feed resources information system
Feedipedia
Feedipedia

Timothy grass (Phleum pratense) silage

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 30.8 6.9 21.0 39.9 17
Crude protein % DM 13.9 2.1 9.4 17.2 17
Crude fibre % DM 34.6 2.0 27.6 34.6 3 *
NDF % DM 56.2 5.7 47.0 63.7 8
ADF % DM 36.9 5.5 27.5 41.7 5
Lignin % DM 3.7 3.6 3.8 2
Ash % DM 8.2 1.8 5.7 11.2 7
Total sugars % DM 7.9 6.2 9.5 2
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 6.2 4.1 0.5 11.5 8
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 1.3 18.0 20.3 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.0 0.3 2.6 3.4 6
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 0.5 2.2 3.6 6
Potassium g/kg DM 29.2 4.2 23.3 34.6 6
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4 6
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.4 6
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 6.4 6.3 6.4 2
Arginine % protein 3.2 2.7 3.7 2
Aspartic acid % protein 9.2 8.8 9.5 2
Cystine % protein 0.7 0.6 0.7 2
Glutamic acid % protein 8.2 7.4 9.0 2
Glycine % protein 4.6 4.4 4.7 2
Histidine % protein 1.7 1.6 1.8 2
Isoleucine % protein 4.2 4.1 4.2 2
Leucine % protein 7.0 6.9 7.0 2
Lysine % protein 4.6 4.5 4.7 2
Methionine % protein 1.6 1.5 1.6 2
Phenylalanine % protein 4.5 4.3 4.6 2
Proline % protein 5.0 4.7 5.2 2
Serine % protein 3.6 3.1 4.0 2
Threonine % protein 4.2 4.1 4.3 2
Tryptophan % protein 1.5 1.3 1.6 2
Valine % protein 5.6 5.5 5.6 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.2 1.1 64.2 74.3 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61.4 0.4 61.4 70.7 3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.1 11.1 14.2 2
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.9 8.9 11.5 2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 67.5 1

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

References

Bernes et al., 2008; Dulphy et al., 1975; Martineau et al., 2007; Orozco-Hernandez et al., 1997; Ouellet et al., 1998; Sveinsson et al., 2006

Last updated on 15/05/2013 10:32:07

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
3
1 501