Forages DM(g kg-1) CP(g kg-1) NDF(g kg-1) ADF(g kg-1) ADL(g kg-1) EE(g kg-1) ASH(g kg-1) TC(g kg-1) IVDMD (g kg-1)
Elephant grass 117.7 126.1 555.0 351.1 144.4 14.2 25.4 834.3 591.4
Sugar cane 271.4 22.5 518.2 362.3 40.4 11.9 48.5 917.1 554.6
Corn silage 157.3 62.5 469.3 314.5 29.7 22.2 51.7 863.6 607.0
Brachiaria grass 129.2 122.2 556.2 277.7 34.7 32.2 86.1 759.5 652.0
Glycerin1 Glycerol
(g kg-1)
Oil
(g kg-1)
pH
(g kg-1)
CH4
(g kg-1)
Humidity (g kg-1) Ash
(g kg-1)
Na
(g kg-1)
Ca
(g kg-1)
P
(g kg-1)
811.6 4.7 56.5 0.2 124.1 57.1 214.3 60.0 9290.0
Abbreviations: DM: Dry Matter; CP: Crude Protein; NDF and ADF: Neutral and Acid Detergent Fiber; ADL: Acid Detergent Lignin; EE: Ether Extract; ASH: Ashes; TC: Total
Carbohydrates; IVDMD: In Vitro Dry Matter Degradability, CH4 - Methanol; Na: Sodium; P: phosphorus; Ca: Calcium.
1The glycerin from biodiesel production was provided by Embrapa Dairy Cattle (Juiz de Fora, MG).
Table 1: Ingredient and chemical composition (DM basis) of the ingredients fed.