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Table 2 Proximate analysis of the experimental and basal diets

From: Performance and carcass characteristics of Australian purebred and crossbred lambs supplemented with Rice Bran

Chemical composition (%DM) Feed components
  Lucerne Control Rice bran low Rice bran high
MC 10.4 10.2 8.0 9.8
DM 89.6 89.8 92.0 90.2
ADF 27.4 8.2 8.6 8.8
NDF 46.5 23.8 21.1 20.0
EE 1.1 2.8 3.4 4.0
Ash 5.3 3.4 6.4 8.1
CP 17.3 15.0 14.0 12.0
%TDN 67.6 82.5 82.2 82.0
ME (MJ/kg) 10.2 12.5 12.4 12.4
  1. Feeds were analysed on a dry matter basis; Moisture content (MC), Dry matter (DM), Neutral detergent fibre (NDF), Acid detergent fibre (ADF), Ether extract (EE) and crude protein (CP), Total digestible nutrients (%TDN), Metabolisable energy (ME)