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Table 1 Nutritive characteristics of the Guinea grass, rice, straw, and concentrate used in the experiment

From: Effect of concentrate supplementation on nutrient digestibility and growth of Brahman crossbred cattle fed a basal diet of grass and rice straw

Nutritive Characteristic Guinea grass Rice straw Concentrate
Dry matter (%) 21.8 93.5 87.0
Ash (% DM) 5.3 17.5 7.5
Neutral detergent fibre (% DM) 72.5 73.6 11.4
Crude protein (% DM) 12.4 4.1 15.9
Ether extract (% DM) 1.6 1.1 5.0
Gross energy (MJ/kg DM) 19.5 15.8 18.2