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Barley hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 84.9 6.3 76.3 90.6 6  
Crude protein % DM 8.7 3.2 3.9 13.5 8  
Crude fibre % DM 27.6 7.4 11.7 33.9 7  
NDF % DM 53.1 14.0 31.1 63.4 5  
ADF % DM 32.3 8.5 13.6 42.2 8  
Lignin % DM 2.3   1.4 3.2 2  
Ether extract % DM 2.3       1  
Ash % DM 8.4 2.4 5.1 12.6 7  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.1   0.7 3.6 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8   2.4 3.2 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66.7 6.1 54.2 68.4 4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 55.5   43.0 68.0 2  

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Chermiti, 1997; CIRAD, 2008; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Taghizadeh et al., 2005

Last updated on 15/08/2013 18:30:11

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