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Table 1 Ingredient and nutrient composition of diets fed to lactating buffaloes

From: Effect of misting and wallowing cooling systems on milk yield, blood and physiological variables during heat stress in lactating Murrah buffalo

Attribute Percent
Ingredients (%)
Wheat straw 20.0
Green fodder 38.0
Barley grain 16.0
Wheat grain 4.0
Wheat bran 8.0
Mustard oil cake 14.2
Mineral mixture 0.80*
Composition (%)  
Dry Matter 63.42
Organic Matter 90.54
Ether Extract 2.78
Crude Protein 12.62
Total Ash 9.46
Nitrogen Free Extract 56.14
NDF 46.11
ADF 27.67
Hemicellulose 20.45
ADL 11.28
Cellulose 14.38
Ca 0.72
P 0.48
  1. *Contained CaHPO4 (40 %); CaCO3 (30 %); NaCl (22 %); FeSO4 (2.5 %); CuSO4 (2.1 %); ZnSO4 (0.75 %); CoCl2 (0.05 %); MnCl2 (0.6 %); MgSO4 (2.0 %); KI (0.01 %)