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Table 2 Chemical composition (g/kg DM or as stated) of in vitro diets

From: Evaluation of feed value of a by-product of pickled radish for ruminants: analyses of nutrient composition, storage stability, and in vitro ruminal fermentation

  Treatment2
Item1 CON T15 T30 T45
DM, g/kg as fed 866 871 877 883
OM 942 920 899 878
CP 97 98 100 101
SOLP 31 33 34 36
NDICP 20 19 18 17
ADICP 17 15 14 13
aNDF 550 504 458 412
ADF 362 334 307 280
ADL 94 83 72 61
Ether extract 21 21 21 21
Ash 58 80 101 122
Ca 7 7 6 6
P 3 3 3 3
K 10 10 10 10
Na 4 13 22 31
Cl 5 18 30 42
Salinity 0 21 42 63
  1. 1 DM dry matter, OM organic matter, CP crude protein, SOLP soluble CP, NDICP neutral detergent insoluble CP, ADICP acid detergent insoluble CP, aNDF neutral detergent fiber analyzed using a heat stable amylase and expressed inclusive of residual ash, ADF acid detergent fiber, ADL acid detergent lignin
  2. 2CON: control diet consisting of 400 g/kg concentrate mix and 600 g/kg annual ryegrass straw; T15: 90 g/kg of annual ryegrass straw (15 %) was substituted with a by-product of pickled radish; T30: 180 g/kg of annual ryegrass straw (30 %) was substituted with a by-product of pickled radish; T45: 270 g/kg of annual ryegrass straw (45 %) was substituted with a by-product of pickled radish