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Table 1 Chemical composition of ingredients fed to sheep

From: Yield survey and nutritional evaluation of garlic stalk for ruminant feed

Item, % of DM Concentrate mix Ryegrass straw Garlic stalk
Dry matter, % 87.5 91.4 88.8
Organic matter 90.6 95.0 84.0
Ether extract 2.91 0.53 1.40
Crude protein (CP) 15.6 4.52 6.21
 True protein, % of CP 87.4 87.2 79.8
 NPNa, % of CP 12.6 12.8 20.2
 ADICPb, % of CP 24.7 43.4 37.3
Neutral detergent fiber 39.1 80.4 50.2
Acid detergent fiber 23.4 54.3 49.6
Hemicellulose 15.7 26.0 0.63
Crude fiber 10.4 41.3 35.7
Ash 9.40 5.02 16.0
Nitrogen-free extract 61.7 48.7 40.7
  1. a NPN Non-protein nitrogen
  2. b ADICP Acid detergent insoluble CP