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Table 1 Chemical analysis of different roughages used in ration formulations

From: Nutritional impact of partial or complete replacement of clover hay by untreated or biologically treated rice straw and corn stalks on: 1. growth performance and economic evaluation of growing New Zealand (NZW) White rabbits

ItemClover hay (CH)Rice straw (RS)Corn stalks (CS)
RawWithout Pleurotus ostreatusWith Pleurotus ostreatusRawWithout Trichoderma reeseiWith Trichoderma reesei
Moisture %13.886.707.508.007.008.508.20
Chemical analysis on DM basis%
OM89.1089.0086.5084.1088.5087.0184.69
CP17.035.2714.6917.105.6113.9916.68
CF14.0745.6631.3619.7537.7832.9624.13
EE2.501.101.151.211.111.321.56
NFE55.5036.9739.3046.0444.0038.7442.32
Ash10.9011.0013.5015.9011.5012.9915.31
Cell wall constituents %
NDF33.8468.7565.7561.9972.5065.8560.00
ADF18.1747.5045.1543.7556.0047.7545.25
ADL12.8914.8513.5610.9915.5616.9518.75
Hemicellulose15.6721.2520.6018.2416.5018.1014.75
Cellulose5.2832.6531.5932.7640.4430.8026.50
  1. Hemicellulose = NDF−ADF. Cellulose = ADF−ADL